Shahidul Alam

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    Democracy reduced to elections: Arundhati

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 09:59pm on March 05, 2019

    Democracy has been reduced to elections in this part of the world, said eminent Indian writer and activist Arundhati Roy at a talk at MIDAS...

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    Shahidul Alam challenges legality of suing him under ICT Act

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on March 04, 2019

    Acclaimed photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam on Sunday filed a writ petition challenging the legality of the Detective Branch investigating allegations against him under...

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    Chobi Mela X kicks off

    Monwarul Islam and Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 03:36pm on February 28, 2019

    The tenth edition of Chobi Mela, an international photography festival, kicked off amid festivity and enthusiasm at a number of venues in the...

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    ‘They will rise’: Shahidul Alam replies to Arundhati Roy

    | Updated at 09:10pm on January 08, 2019

    Photographer Shahidul Alam replies to Indian writer Arundhati Roy’s letter to him, written on 15th November 2018, PEN International’s Day of the Imprisoned Writer. Coincidentally,...

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    Shahidul Alam worried over campaigns of Hizbut Tahrir

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    Acclaimed photographer and activist Shahidul Alam said Wednesday that he was alarmed over campaigns of banned extremist outfit Hizbut Tahrir demanding withdrawal of case against...

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    Fundamental principles in a perpetual state of exception

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    The exception is more interesting than the rule. The rule proves nothing; the exception proves everything....

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    Shahidul Alam warns Bangladesh at 'critical juncture'

    Agence France-Presse. Dhaka | Updated at 04:58pm on December 14, 2018

    Fresh from jail for dissent, and celebrated by Time magazine for fearless journalism, Shahidul Alam is not hiding as his native Bangladesh approaches an election...

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    Time’s Person of Year goes to journalists, including Bangladeshi Shahidul

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 04:31pm on December 12, 2018

    Time on Tuesday named a group of journalists, including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and two Reuters reporters imprisoned by Myanmar’s government, as ‘Person of...

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    Shahidul Alam freed on bail, finally

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    Acclaimed photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam was freed on bail on Tuesday evening after spending 108 days in Dhaka Central Jail...

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    Shahidul Alam not released

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    A magistrate in the capital on Monday declined to issue the order to the jail authorities to release acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam even after receiving...