Statement on the Arrest of Shahidul Alam and Violence at Student Protests in Bangladesh

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUG 7, 2018 Roopbaan unequivocally condemns the arrest of Shahidul Alam from his residence on August 5, 2018. Alam, a prominent award-winning photographer, activist and writer who founded Drik Picture Library and Patshala South Asian Media Academy, was arrested for his interview with the Qatar based news outlet Al Jazeera. Alam…

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Statement on the Second Year Anniversary of the Murders of Xulhaz and Tonoy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Email: info@roopbaan.org On April 25, 2016, five men murdered Xulhaz Mannan and Khandoker Mahbub Tonoy inside Xulhaz’s apartment in Dhaka. The incident took place in front of Xulhaz Mannan’s mother. The security guard was injured as he tried to stop the murderers from entering the apartment. A CCTV…

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