Ana Orantes

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Ana Orantes
Born
Ana Orantes Ruiz

1937
DiedDecember 17, 1997(1997-12-17) (aged 59–60)
Cause of deathFeminicide
NationalitySpanish
OccupationHousewife
Spouse(s)José Parejo Avivar
Children

Ana Orantes Ruiz (Granada, Spain; 1937-Cúllar Vega, December 17, 1997) was a Spanish woman victim of gender violence. After her testimony shown on a television program, she was killed by her last husband on December 17, 1997, José Parejo Avivar,[1] at aged 60.[2] It caused a big repercussion about gender violence, and as a consequence, the restructuring of the Criminal Code of Spain.[3]

Seven years after the murder, on November 17, 2004, José Parejo died at Hospital Ruiz de Alda, in Granada, after suffer a myocardial infarction on prison.[4]

Ana was the fifty-ninth victim in 1997.[5]

Also his sons were abused by José Parejo, and they didn't received help.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sánchez Hidalgo, Emilio (September 30, 2017). "Recordando a Ana Orantes, cuyo testimonio cambió la visión de la violencia machista". El País (in Spanish). Verne. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  2. ^ El Khattat, Mohamed (November 18, 1997). "Un hombre mata a su ex mujer prendiéndole fuego tras atarla". ABC (in Spanish). Granada. Retrieved September 30, 2017.
  3. ^ E. Ramírez, Carlota (November 17, 2017). "El asesinato de Ana Orantes: un antes y un después en la violencia machista en España". Huffington Post (in Spanish). Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  4. ^ "Muere en la cárcel el asesino de Ana Orantes, a quien quemó viva". ABC (in Spanish). November 17, 2004. Retrieved September 30, 2017.
  5. ^ Arias, Juan; V. García, Alejandro (December 19, 1997). "Un centenar de personas despide entre aplausos el ataúd de la mujer quemada viva por su ex marido". El País (in Spanish). Retrieved November 27, 2017. Ana Orantes había denunciado los maltratos de su esposo, José Parejo, de 61 años, en 15 ocasiones. Bajo el aguacero, el féretro de la víctima número 59 de la violencia doméstica en 1997 recibió un largo aplauso.
  6. ^ Montero, Mai (November 27, 2017). Bassets, Lluis (ed.). "Crecer después de que asesinen a tu madre". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: Ediciones El País, S.L. ISSN 0213-4608. Retrieved March 28, 2018.