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.
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.
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.
Commonwealth Human rights Initiative says arrest of Dr. Shahidul Alam is illegal. Read the full story Here.
Bangladesh: authorities must release writer and photographer Shahidul Alam. Read the full story Here.
IFJ, SAMSN demand release of Shahidul Alam in Bangladesh. Read the full story Here.
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.
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Petitions and protests as art world rallies to free imprisoned photographer Shahidul Alam. Read the full story Here.
A road accident which killed two school children in Dhaka has sparked widespread protests across Bangladesh. Watch the Video Here.
Bangladesh student protests: Photographer Shahid Ul Alam arrested hours after interview with Al-Jazeera, activists decry police action. Read the full story Here.
Doctors Return Bangladesh Photographer to Police Custody. Read the full story Here.
Attack on Shahidul Alam and Bangladesh’s dwindling democratic space. Read the full story Here.
An Acclaimed Photographer in Bangladesh Says He Was Tortured. Read the full story Here.
Bangladesh: Stop Attacks on Student Protesters, Critics Photographer Shahidul Alam And Others Attacked, Detained. Read the full story Here.
Arts and human rights organisations denounce arrest of Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam Read the full story Here.
What the Arrest of Photographer Shahidul Alam Means for Press Freedom in Bangladesh Read the full story Here.