In fear after attacks, gay Bangladeshis retreat into closet and flee abroad

By Alisa Tang BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Seven months after al Qaeda-linked militants hacked Bangladesh's most prominent gay activist to death, the South Asian country's LGBT community remains in hiding, while more than a dozen LGBT people have fled abroad. "The whole community has been sent back to the closet," a gay activist in exile told the Thomson Reuters Foundation on condition of anonymity because he fears for his safety.

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