Shahidul Alam - How can you help?

Dr. Shahidul Alam, internationally renowned photographer, activist, founder and Managing Director of the Bangladesh multimedia company, Drik, founder of Chobi Mela International Photography Festival and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, was forcibly abducted from his home on the night of 5 August.  

If you would like to appeal for Shahidul’s release, please consider: 

Signing one of the petitions: Dhaka Metropolitan Police Bangladesh High Commission 

Writing directly to the in-country Bangladesh High Commission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh: 

Hon. Minister Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP

Address: Segunbagicha, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Phone: 02-9556020-7, 02-9554112-6, 02-9562950-4

Email: [email protected]

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More information: 

Please Read the Prince Claus Fund’s statement here

Articles about Shahidul’s arrest:

New York Times - An Acclaimed Photographer in Bangladesh Says He Was Tortured

The Guardian – The Guardian View on Shahidul Alam

NRC - Betogende jongeren leggen hoofdstad Bangladesh plat na busongeluk