• Thursday, December 08, 2022

News

Kerry urges Bangladesh probe of embassy employee’s killing

John Kerry has revealed his concern at the eruption of violence in Bangladesh

By: Eastern Eye Staff

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Bangladesh to ensure a thorough investigation into the killing this week of a gay rights advocate employed by the U.S. embassy, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. The agency said in a statement that Kerry had spoken with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by telephone on Thursday and offered U.S. support for the investigation. Kerry condemned recent attacks in Bangladesh and urged the country to redouble efforts to prevent extreme violence. A group affiliated with al Qaeda claimed responsibility for killing Xulhaz Mannan, editor of Bangladesh’s first magazine for gay,…

You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.

Eastern Eye

Related Stories

Eastern Eye

Videos

Mrunal Thakur on Dhamaka, experience of working with Kartik Aaryan,…
Nushrratt Bharuccha on Chhorii, pressure of comparison with Lapachhapi, upcoming…
Abhimanyu Dassani on Meenakshi Sundareshwar, how his mom Bhagyashree reacted…