Xulhaz Mannan: Murder of LGBTQ+ editor highlights danger facing all rational voices in Bangladesh

Ibtisam, Ahmed
http://www.europe-solidaire.org/spip.php?article40892

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.