Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy
How Bangladesh's LGBT Community Is Dealing with Threats and Machete Attacks
The war on the LGBT community—and free speech in general—in Bangladesh is intensifying with machete attacks from radical Islamists and censorship by the government.
Bangladesh Police Arrested an Islamist Militant for the Brutal Murder of Two Gay Rights Activists
The recent murders of Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy were part of a recent wave of violence targeting atheists, free thinkers, activists, and religious minorities.
Al-Qaeda Claims It Killed Two Gay Activists in Bangladesh – But Officials Are Doubtful
A Twitter account associated with Ansar al Islam, an al Qaeda affiliate, said its members killed the two men because they were "pioneers of practicing and promoting homosexuality in Bangladesh."