Global Uproar Over
Shahidul Alam’s Arrest
The esteemed 63-year-old photographer, photojournalist, educator and activist Shahidul Alam was arrested on August 5. Earlier that day, Alam had appeared on Al Jazeera and openly criticized Dhaka authorities’ excessive use of force in breaking up student protests calling for improved road safety.
At around 10pm on August 5, plainclothes policemen arrested Alam at his…