Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Editor of Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine hacked to death

To read the entire article by Samuel Osborne in Britain`s Independent, kindly click on this link:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/editor-of-bangladesh-dhaka-first-lgbt-roopbaan-magazine-hacked-to-death-a7000021.html

Editor of Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine hacked to death


Another person was also killed and one person injured in the attack
From the article:

A senior editor of Bangledesh's first LGBT magazine has been hacked to death, police say.
Julhas Mannan and another person were murdered when three people came to their apartment in the capital of Dhaka, posing as couriers and attacked them.
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On Saturday, a university professor was hacked to death in Bangladesh, supposedly for "calling to atheism".
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Earlier this month, a liberal blogger who criticised Islamism was also hacked to death by attackers wielding machetes.
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At least four atheist bloggers were murdered in 2015 for writing critically against militant Islamism.