Doctors who treated the gay young Chilean who was beaten by a group of neo-Nazis have declared he is brain dead after having tried earlier this month.
This was reported today the doctors of the Central Hospital, the largest hospital in Santiago first aid, adding that the health of Daniel Zamudio, 24, deteriorated to such an extent that there may be an organ donor.
The events took place on 6 March, when members of a group of neo-Nazis, arrested later by police, brutally attacked the boy. They tore off part of one ear, his body marked with Nazi symbols, beat him repeatedly with a large stone stomach and legs and made one lever until their bones and fractured sounded.
The Movement for Homosexual Integration and Liberation (MOVILH), family and friends of Daniel Zamudio made the night passed a vigil outside the Central Hospital. The attorney of the attacked young man, Jaime Silva, told reporters that if Daniel comes to die "this would be a crime of manslaughter finished." "The Chilean legal system considered one of the most serious and therefore sets the maximum penalty is imprisonment for life, ie 40 years in prison before he could cash to apply for some benefit," he said in remarks Silva Radio DNA.
Meanwhile, the president of Movilh, Rolando Jiménez, again noted that "it is of the utmost gravity in Chile still has neo-Nazi groups such as acting with impunity, and that there is, among other things, because the political class and the Chilean state have not been taken over how dangerous these groups. " In turn, to the Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin rejected this attack. "No more hatred, no more discrimination. I hope that justice is done NOW. Lots of light to Daniel and his family. # Fuerzadanielzamudio" wrote the artist in the social network Twitter.
For his part, Interior Minister Rodrigo Hinzpeter, announced that the Executive has urgency the draft anti-discrimination law passed by the Senate and is pending in the House of Representatives. In the course of this morning, the regional governor of the Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Cecilia Perez, arrived at the Central Hospital to talk to the doctors who care for Zamudio, but made no statements to reporters stationed at the site.