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Slum life in Chattogram

Slum life in Chattogram

Jalal Uddin Rumi is a 17 years old aspiring documentary photographer who sent us this photo essay that he made with his essential photographic gear. We awarded him the publication for the quality of his documentary, wishing him a long and brilliant career in photojournalism!

Bigotry

Bigotry is a story about a neglected freedom, a country in turmoil, and many gagged mouths. A previously unreleased story and an epitome of an immense body of work, by Suvra Kanti Das.
A Rohingya Muslim father

Existence

Rohingyas are a Muslim minority in Myanmar regarded by many Myanmar Buddhists as illegal migrants from Bangladesh. They are denied citizenship in Myanmar and ...

The plight of the Rohingya

As nearly a million survivors of ethnic cleansing struggle to rebuild their lives in Bangladesh, the vestiges of violence, ubiquitous illness and injury, emotional trauma, insufficient resources, and food insecurity permeates their new existence...
Bangladeshi Muslim people travel home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Bangladeshi people prepare to leave for Eid al-Fitr holiday

Bangladeshi Muslim people travel home in a overcrowded ferries and trains in Dhaka, Bangladesh ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Devotees of Rakher Upobash

Thousands of Hindu devotees sits with Prodip and prays to God in front of Shri Shri Lokanath Brahmachar Ashram temple during the Rakher Upobash at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Lokenath Brahmachari who is called Baba Lokenath was an 18th Century Hindu saint and philosopher in Bengal.
Bangladeshi workers process leather

Contaminated Land

Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area, widely known for its tannery industry, has been listed as one of the top 10 polluted places on earth by two international research organizations. At least 160,000 people have become victims of pollution...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das

Rana Plaza building collapse, two years on

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On 24th April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed killing more than 1100 people, and 2500 more people were rescued from under its rubble. About a hundred people are still missing ...
Bangladeshi blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu is hacked to death

Bangladeshi blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu is hacked to death

Bangladeshi blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu has been hacked to death today at about 9:45am at the Tejgaon Indsutrial area. Two Madrasa students have been detained...
10 people died in a stampede, Bangladesh

10 Pilgrims Die In Stampede, Bangladesh

At least 10 devotees died during the ‘Astami snan’, the Hindu holy bath in the Old Brahmaputra River, at Langalbandh, Narayanganj.
Petrol bomb attack Bangladesh

4 die on Petrol Bomb Attack, Bangladesh

Ten people, including eight workers, suffered burn injuries in a petrol bomb attack on a sand-laden truck at Moghirdhal. As the truck reached Moghirdhal around 8:00pm, miscreants hurled petrol bomb at it on Magura-Jessore highway in Sadar upazila on Saturday night

Protests in Bangladesh after Avijit Roy assassination

Many people gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 27th 2015, to protest against the assassination of the US-Bengali blogger Avijit Roy, murdered on Thursday evening.