Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam

The taste of freedom

As his 107 days in prison came to an end on Tuesday, globally acclaimed photojournalist Shahidul Alam found delight in the city's traffic and even the incessant horns that surrounded it -- something that speaks volumes of the joy he felt as he tasted freedom from captivity.

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

Division for Shahidul: SC sets Oct 1 for hearing govt's leave to appeal plea

The Supreme Court yesterday fixed October 1 for hearing a leave to appeal petition filed by the government challenging a High Court order that asked the authorities concerned to give first-class division facilities in jail to internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam.

September 25, 2018
September 25, 2018

Shahidul's bail hearing likely today: DAG

The High Court (HC) may hold hearing on acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam's bail petition today, Deputy Attorney General (DAG)

September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018

Shahidul's bail hearing unlikely today

The bail petition of internationally-acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam has been included in today's High Court cause list.

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

Shahidul Alam: HC likely to hear the bail plea Sunday

The High Court hearing on the bail petition of internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam is likely to be held on Sunday.

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

Free Shahidul immediately

Renowned photographer Shahidul Alam again filed a petition with the High Court yesterday seeking bail in a case filed for “spreading propaganda and false information against the government”.

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018

SC upholds first-class division for Shahidul

The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday upheld a High Court (HC) order asking government to provide first-class division facilities in jail to

September 12, 2018
September 12, 2018

Shahidul Alam denied bail once again

Internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam has once again been denied bail in a case filed for “spreading propaganda against the government”.

September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018

Dispose of Shahidul's bail plea by today

The High Court yesterday directed the lower court concerned to dispose of by today the bail application filed by internationally-acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam in a case lodged for “spreading propaganda and false information against the government”.

September 9, 2018
September 9, 2018

Free Shahidul, drop charges against him

Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy and three other acclaimed authors have for the second time urged the Bangladesh government to release noted photographer Shahidul Alam.

September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018

Shahidul's Bail Hearing: HC bench feels 'embarrassed'

A High Court bench yesterday felt “embarrassed” to hear the bail petition of noted photographer Shahidul Alam in a case filed for “spreading propaganda and false information against the government”.