Shahidul News


August 2018

Free Shahidul

Police in Bangladesh have charged a prize-winning photographer for “provocative comments” made in an al-Jazeera interview about protests that have convulsed the country for more than a week. Detained & charged for solely expressing his right for freedom. Dr. Shahidul Alam must be immediately and unconditionally released. Watch the video of Shahidul detained on YouTube.

August 2018

New Age Bangladesh

Shahidul Alam sent to jail. A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court on Sunday sent internationally acclaimed photographer and writer Shahidul Alam to jail after interrogation in police custody for seven days. Read the full story Here.


New Age Bangladesh

August 2018

Dhaka Tribune

Shahidul Alam sent to jail. A Dhaka court has ordered photographer Shahidul Alam, charged in a case of instigating disorder through his public comments, to be sent to jail. Read the full story Here.


August 2018

CHRI

Commonwealth Human rights Initiative says arrest of Dr. Shahidul Alam is illegal. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

English Pen

Bangladesh: authorities must release writer and photographer Shahidul Alam. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

SAMSN Digital Hub

IFJ, SAMSN demand release of Shahidul Alam in Bangladesh. Read the full story Here.

SAMSN Digital Hub

August 2018

Rushanara Ali MP’s Statement

I have received numerous representations from my constituents, who are friends of Mr Shahidul Alam, seeking assistance following his arrest and calling for his immediate release. Mr Alam is well-known in the wider British Bangladeshi community for his photography, having held many exhibitions in the UK, including in schools and the Rich Mix Arts Centre in my constituency, along with other national institutions.
Read the full story Here.

August 2018

The Art Newspaper

Petitions and protests as art world rallies to free imprisoned photographer Shahidul Alam. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

ITV News

A road accident which killed two school children in Dhaka has sparked widespread protests across Bangladesh. Watch the Video Here.

August 2018

First Post

Bangladesh student protests: Photographer Shahid Ul Alam arrested hours after interview with Al-Jazeera, activists decry police action. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

The New York Times

Doctors Return Bangladesh Photographer to Police Custody. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Himal Southasian

Attack on Shahidul Alam and Bangladesh’s dwindling democratic space. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

The Wire

Why the Bangladesh Government is Scared of Shahidul Alam. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

The New York Times

An Acclaimed Photographer in Bangladesh Says He Was Tortured. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Human Rights Watch

Bangladesh: Stop Attacks on Student Protesters, Critics Photographer Shahidul Alam And Others Attacked, Detained. Read the full story Here.


August 2018

Indian Express

Noted Bangladeshi Photographer Arrested. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Art Newspaper

Arts and human rights organisations denounce arrest of Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Fair Observer

Bangladesh Prevents Freedom of Opinion. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

The Times

Photographer arrested over Bangladesh student protests. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Bloomberg

Violence Continues in Bangladesh Capital as Students Protest. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Deutsche Wells

Bangladesh police arrest activist Shahidul Alam. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Al Jazeera

Bangladesh: Renowned photographer held after media comments. Read the full story Here.

August 2018

Time Magazine

What the Arrest of Photographer Shahidul Alam Means for Press Freedom in Bangladesh Read the full story Here.


August 2018

The Washinton Post

Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam arrested over ‘provocative comments’. Read the full story Here.