Santa Cruz de Tenerife observes a minute of silence for the woman murdered this Friday allegedly at the hands of her ex-partner

The City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife today observed a respectful minute of silence in memory of and rejection of the death of the 34-year-old woman murdered this Friday on Calle Alfaro in the capital, since this has been confirmed by the Government Delegation against Gender Violence.

A rally was called in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in rejection of the murder of a 34-year-old woman

A rally was called in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in rejection of the murder of a 34-year-old woman

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The concentration, which took place at the gates of the City Hall, was attended by the mayor of the city, José Manuel Bermúdez, members of the Corporation, representatives of other public institutions, as well as citizens who wanted to join this act of rejection.

The call allowed once again to express the solidarity of the municipality with the family and people close to the victim, as well as to express the firm rejection against any manifestation of sexist violence.

“We had been a few years without this type of event in our city and unfortunately yesterday that streak was cut short because someone considered that they had to curtail a person’s fundamental right to life,” said Bermúdez.

The Efe agency reports that police sources have confirmed that the crime was allegedly perpetrated by the victim’s ex-partner. For its part, the Government Delegation for Gender Violence communicates on its social networks that they are collecting data on the murder for alleged gender violence.

The victim was stabbed several times in the extension of Ramón y Cajal street, very close to the Children’s Hospital. If it is confirmed that it is a case of gender violence, in total There are 1,155 women murdered throughout Spain by their partners or ex-partners. In such a case, there would be 1,156 murdered by this violence, 26 so far this year. In the Canary Islands, there are a total of 99 since its regional law includes sexist violence as violence exercised outside these two areas.

The 016 telephone numbers and the 112 Emergency telephone number can help the victims. You can alert these phones in case you witness a case.

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