Xulhaz Mannan

Xulhaz-Tonoy Murder: Another ABT man arrested

Counterterrorism police have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team for “directly taking part” in the murders of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in 2016.

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

Xulhaz-Tonoy murder: Key accused confesses

A key accused in the case on the sensational killings of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in 2016 confesses to the crime to a magistrate in Dhaka.

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

Xulhaz-Tonoy Murder: Another ABT man arrested

Counterterrorism police have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team for “directly taking part” in the murders of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in 2016.

April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017

1 year on, no probe progress, no arrest

A year has passed since the murder of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend, but police could neither complete the investigation nor arrest any of the five killers.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

France’s condolences for recent killings

The Embassy of France is deeply shocked and saddened by the three recent murders in Bangladesh, it says in a press release.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Obama writes to slain LGBT editor’s family

US President Barack Obama writes to the family of slain LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and extends his condolences.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Xulhaz killing: Ansarullah operative on fresh remand

A Dhaka Court today grants a five-day remand for an operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) in connection with the killing of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

3 Xulhaz killers identified, cops say

Law enforcers have identified three alleged killers including the mastermind in connection with the murder of LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Tonoy.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

A ‘productive’ Bangladesh trip: Nisha Biswal

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal says that she has had a “productive” Bangladesh trip taking forward bilateral cooperation on countering terrorism and extremism.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

CID to investigate evidence of Kalabagan twin murder

A Dhaka court allows Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police to conduct tests of 10 evidence in connection with the murder of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Take all steps possible to protect citizens, US tells Bangladesh

The United States wants to see Bangladesh government take every step possible to protect its citizens, Spokesperson of US State Department Mark Toner says in a daily press briefing.