Fahmida Azim

‘My job is to take someone’s experience and make it visible’

Daily Star Books editor Sarah Anjum Bari speaks with Fahmida Azim about her work with The Insider and about the responsibilities of visual storytelling.

Bangladeshi-born Fahmida in Pulitzer prize winning team

Bangladeshi-born Fahmida Azim has been named as a part of the Pulitzer winning team for Illustrated Reporting and Commentary for its work that featured in The Insider.

Fahmida Azim “enjoys drawing real people living extraordinary lives”

The comics portray the experiences of the Uyghur community under the anti-Muslim police state imposed in China. The story includes testimonies given to the United Nations Human Rights Council and condensed by Anthony Del Col and art direction by Josh Adams.

After Ponir Hossain, now illustrator Fahmida Azim claims the Pulitzer for Bangladesh

Illustrator and author, Fahmida Azim, won the Pulitzer Prize for using graphic reportage and medium like comics to pen down a powerful and intimate story of Uyghurs and their struggles against China’s systematic oppression, bringing a complex issue accessible to a wider public. The Pulitzer Prize is considered to be the most prestigious awards in journalism and publishing. Mohammad Ponir Hossain won it for feature photography in 2018, as Reuters staff.

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

‘My job is to take someone’s experience and make it visible’

Daily Star Books editor Sarah Anjum Bari speaks with Fahmida Azim about her work with The Insider and about the responsibilities of visual storytelling.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Bangladeshi-born Fahmida in Pulitzer prize winning team

Bangladeshi-born Fahmida Azim has been named as a part of the Pulitzer winning team for Illustrated Reporting and Commentary for its work that featured in The Insider.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Fahmida Azim “enjoys drawing real people living extraordinary lives”

The comics portray the experiences of the Uyghur community under the anti-Muslim police state imposed in China. The story includes testimonies given to the United Nations Human Rights Council and condensed by Anthony Del Col and art direction by Josh Adams.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

After Ponir Hossain, now illustrator Fahmida Azim claims the Pulitzer for Bangladesh

Illustrator and author, Fahmida Azim, won the Pulitzer Prize for using graphic reportage and medium like comics to pen down a powerful and intimate story of Uyghurs and their struggles against China’s systematic oppression, bringing a complex issue accessible to a wider public. The Pulitzer Prize is considered to be the most prestigious awards in journalism and publishing. Mohammad Ponir Hossain won it for feature photography in 2018, as Reuters staff.

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