Archived from the original on 18 July Airports Airlines Railway Roads Ports. Visit our adblocking instructions page. It was the latest in a series of killings of secular bloggers and liberal activists in Bangladesh that have caused global outrage, and sparked fears that the attackers are expanding their range of targets to include openly gay people. But he is gone, so everyone is scared," one fellow activist who helped set up the magazine told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Other attacks took place in the country on Monday, but it was not immediately clear whether those assaults were carried out by Islamist militants.
Murders force Bangladeshi gay rights activists underground
How do I, a single gay guy who's 39, get a gay partner in India? Pork barrel scam behind them? View your profile page here OR Click close to continue. Jinggoy, Bong Revilla kick off Senate bids Consensual same-sex sexual activity is illegal under Section of the Code of Criminal Procedure, but the law was not enforced.
These "morality minders" are not sanctioned by the government, but they take advantage of the absence of civil rights and hate crime laws for sexual and gender minorities. Abdul Momen made similar comments in regards to the situation as he did the previous year at the Sixth Asian and Pacific Population conference. A teacher was hacked to death in the southwestern district of Kustia, police said. BoB has produced research papers, educative materials, conducted surveys, and fed into numerous consultations on the LGBT rights. BoB believes in the intersectionality of all social movements and hence has been working closely with leading human rights organizations, women rights movement, indigenous groups and other minorities.