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Bangladesh Police Arrest Islamist Militant in Killing of Gay Activist

Police in Bangladesh say they have arrested a suspected Islamist extremist in connection to the brutal deaths of a gay activist and his friend. The victim, Xulhaz Mannan, editor of Bangladesh’s first gay magazine, and Tanay Majumder, a fellow gay activist, were hacked to death in a Dhaka apartment last month by at least six men who stormed in with machetes and machine guns. Mannan also worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Police detained the suspect,...

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