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LGBTQ Rights Activists Killed in Bangladesh

LGBTQ Rights Activists Killed in Bangladesh

We are shocked, angered, and saddened to learn about the brutal murder of  Xulhaz Mannan, Editor of Bangladesh’s first and only LGBTQ magazine, “Roopbaan,” along with his friend,  Tanay Mojumdar in Dhaka today. Mannan also worked at the US development agency, USAID.  Mojumdar was an actor and also worked at “Roopbaan.” They were both killed in Mannan’s home by six militants claiming to be parcel couriers who attacked the residence guard and forced their way into Mannan’s apartment.

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