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Shahidul Alam

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    Making us pay with our lives

    Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on June 18, 2020

    ‘Could you get a small size pizza and some French fries for Zafrullah and send to GK? He is not eating and maybe a change...

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    The humble Bishop

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2020

    IT WAS an unusual mix. Two priests, a nun, two devout Catholics, and me, a heathen. We cooked and cleaned and shared small tasks, and...

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    The virus doesn’t but the powerful do

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2020

    LOUD and angry, the child’s voice reverberates along the Dhanmondi streets. Unlike the other cries, this one quickly recedes before I can turn on my...

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    The Gonoshasthya Kendra’s Corona Test Kit. Cui Bono?

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2020

    CUI Bono is often a good starting point in an investigation. Literally meaning ‘who benefits?’ Whoever appears to have the most to gain from a...

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    Shafiqul Islam Kajol, a journalist who got too close

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on April 11, 2020

    ‘REPEAT a lie often enough and it becomes the truth’, is a law of propaganda often attributed to the Nazi Joseph Goebbels. The Bangladesh government...

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    The price of social distancing

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2020

    RAHNUMA forwarded me Laily’s wrenching FaceBook post. Her father is dying, far away in a UK hospital. Heart breaking, holding back tears, she and her...

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    Looting in the time of Corona

    Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2020

    THE Jamuna TV report was disturbing. The CNG drivers are desperate. Rikshaw driver Nazrul from Kurigram waits forlornly for a passenger. Another waves the 30...

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    Investigating the investigator

    Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    THE words were good to hear. The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit Chief Monirul Islam talked of the skill, efficiency and professionalism of his...

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    A muktijodhdha with a lens

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:36am on March 26, 2019

    WHAT makes a photo iconic? Its news value? Its construction? Its position in history? Often, it’s all of these factors and then something more....

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