No United States Of America For Bangladesh’S Homosexual Guys

In February 2013, the war crimes tribunal sentenced Abdul Quader Molla, a Jamaat-e-Islaami politician, to life for war crimes.
Mr. Mannan and Mr. Tonoy’s murders were a turning point in Bangladesh’s persecution of L.G.B.T.
In 2010 the Bangladesh government set up a tribunal to try various men accused of war crimes during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
The last time I met Mr. Mannan was soon after the first issue of Roopbaan was published, in 2014.
I met Mr. Mannan in early 2013, when I moved back to Bangladesh after 15 years of living abroad.

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