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Bangladesh charges extremists over gay activist murders

May 12, 2019 - 7:05 PM

Authorities say the 8 suspects are members of Ansar al Islam, a group also blamed for a series of murders since 2013

Bangladeshi journalists and onlookers gather in front of an apartment in Dhaka on April 25, 2016. where here a leading gay rights activist was allegedly hacked to death.  Two people including a leading gay rights activist were hacked to death at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on minorities in the Muslim-majority nation. / AFP PHOTO / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN

Suspected militant arrested over Bangladesh gay activist murders

May 15, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Police says the suspect behind the death of two gay activists was a member of a local Islamist militant outfit blamed for a string of similar gruesome murders of secular and atheist bloggers

Murders force Bangladeshi gay rights activists underground

Apr 28, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Many LGBT activists in Bangladesh deactivate their Facebook pages and go into hiding after the deaths of Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Tonoy

Relatives and friends attend the funeral prayer of Bangladeshi activist Xulhaz Mannan in Dhaka on April 26, 2016.  Two leading gay rights activists were hacked to death on April 25, at an apartment in Bangladesh's capital, police said, the latest deadly attack on minorities in the Muslim-majority nation. Police did not identify the victims, but an official from Roopbaan, the country's only LBGT magazine, named one as editor and gay rights activist Xulhaz Mannan. / AFP PHOTO / Rehman Asad

Gay rights activists hacked to death in Bangladesh

Apr 25, 2016 - 11:15 PM

UPDATED An official from the Roopbaan LGBT magazine identifies the victims as Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Tonoy

Bangladeshi journalists and onlookers gather in front of an apartment in Dhaka on April 25, 2016. where here a leading gay rights activist was allegedly hacked to death.  Two people including a leading gay rights activist were hacked to death at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on minorities in the Muslim-majority nation. / AFP PHOTO / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN