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Bangladesh LGBT editor hacked to death - BBC News

Bangladesh police say a top gay rights activist and editor at the country's only LGBT magazine is one of two people who have been hacked to death. The US ambassador to Bangladesh condemned the killing of Xulhaz Mannan, who also worked at the US embassy ...and more »

Founder of Bangladesh's first and only LGBT magazine killed - The Guardian

The founder of Bangladesh's only lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) magazine has been killed in the latest of a series of horrific murders of bloggers and activists. Xulhaz Mannan was one of two people hacked to death in an attack in the ...and more »

Bangladesh: Investigate LGBT murders - Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Bangladeshi authorities should immediately investigate the killings of two lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) human rights activists, Human Rights Watch said today. Police found Xulhaz Mannan and Tonoy Mahbub hacked to ...and more »

Al Qaeda group claims responsibility for Bangladesh LGBT hacking murders - CNN

(CNN) Ansar al-Islam, the Bangladeshi division of al Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent, has claimed responsibility for the killings of two LGBT-rights activists who were hacked to death Monday evening in Dhaka. The claim was made in a statement ...and more »

Two LGBT activists murdered in Bangladesh - Erasing 76 Crimes

xulhaz-mannan-fb In Bangladesh, two LGBT rights activists, including the editor of Roopbaan, the country's first LGBT magazine, were hacked to death this morning in a flat in the country's capital, Dhaka. The deceased are Roopbaan editor Xulhaz Mannan ...and more »

Al-Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Killing LGBT Activist in Bangladesh -

The terrorist group claims it killed Xulhaz Mannan because he was "working day and night to promote homosexuality." By Yezmin Villarreal. April 26 2016 2:03 PM EDT. Share on Twitter · Share on Facebook. The Islamist militant group Al-Qaeda claimed ...and more »

Editor of Bangladesh LGBT Magazine Hacked to Death -

Xulhaz Mannan had launched the publication "to promote greater acceptance of LGBT communities in Bangladesh." By Yezmin Villarreal. April 25 2016 3:36 PM EDT Updated December 14 2016 8:10 PM EST. Share on Twitter. Share on Facebook. Xulhaz Mannan, 35 ...and more »

Bangladesh's Al Qaeda branch claims killing of gay rights activist and friend - Los Angeles Times

Bangladeshi Muslims attend the April 26 funeral of Xulhaz Mannan, the editor of an LGBT magazine who was stabbed to death in Dhaka. (Associated Press). An Al Qaeda affiliate claimed responsibility Tuesday for the killings of a gay-rights activist and ...and more »

Murdered Bangladeshi gay activists were afraid to seek police protection despite death threats -

Two gay activists hacked to death in Bangladesh lived in fear of death threats in the days leading up to their murder, but where afraid to seek protection from the police, the Telegraph has learned. Xulhaz Mannan, a US government employee and editor of ...and more »

CPJ condemns murder of Bangladeshi LGBT journalist - CPJ Press Freedom Online

New York, April 25, 2016--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder today of Bangladeshi journalist Xulhaz Mannan. The senior editor at gay rights magazine Roopbaan, who also worked at the U.S. Agency for International Development, was ...and more »