Xulhaz Mannan: Murder of LGBTQ+ editor highlights danger facing all rational voices in Bangladesh
Publisher: Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
Date Written: 23/04/2017
Year Published: 17 First Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20744
The murder of Xulhaz Mannan, the founder and editor of Bangladesh's first and only LGBTQ+ magazine, Roopban, has drawn the world's attention to the violence directed against the country's outspoken supporters of equal rights. His death at the hands of six assailants sent a wave of fear through the community, and has prompted others to go into hiding.