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  1. Salima Hashmi on Faiz Ahmad Faiz interview by Shahidul Alam

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    Artist and curator Salima Hashmi talks about her father the legendary Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz. She touches on his life as a poet under the military rulers Ayub Khan and Ziaul Huq, his meeting…

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    • Interview of rescue volunteer Mohammad Ferdous at Rana Plaza

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      Rescue volunteer Mohammad Ferdous breaks down in tears as he describes his attempt to save a woman trapped in Rana Plaza, by amputating her arm. 29th April 2013. (Bangla). Interview and camera. Shahidul…

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      • Interview of Rafiur Rabbi, father of murdered teenager Tanvir Mohammad Toki of Narayanganj.

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        Transcript of interview of cultural activist Rafiur Rabbi of Narayanganj. The body of Rabbi's teenage son, a brilliant student from Narayanganj, was found in the river. He had been tortured.…

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        • A Freedom Fighter Sings of 1971

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          Jabbar Bhandari was a freedom fighter. He fought with Kader (Tiger) Siddiqui in Tangail. He now makes a living as a Baul Singer. Much of his time is spent around Suhrwardy Uddyan where the deed…

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          • Chobi Mela VII a preview

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            Chobi Mela, the first festival of photography in Asia, is one of the most exciting ventures that Drik has initiated. The first Chobi Mela – International Festival of Photography was held Dec.1999-January…

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            • Interview of Zhang Hai in Dhaka by

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              Zhang Hai is one of three Chinese photographers having a group show curated by Robert Pledge. Hai arrived early to help set up the show. The interview was taken by the Croation photographer Siniša…

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              • History of Chobi Mela

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                Chobi Mela, the first festival of photography in Asia, is one of the most exciting ventures that Drik has initiated. The first Chobi Mela – International Festival of Photography was held Dec.1999-January…

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                • "1001 Inventions" The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilisation

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                  Muslim civilisation stretched from Spain to China. From the 7th century onwards, men and women of different faiths and cultures built on knowledge from ancient civilisations, making breakthroughs…

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                  • Ripened Bananas

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                    Momin, a storekeeper in a corner store in Dhanmondi admits that he stocks artificially ripened bananas. He has been told that this is harmful and has tried to obtain bananas that have been naturally…

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                    • Gallery Walk "Insider, Outsider?"

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                      The first exhibition by Majority World CIC in the UK. "Insider, Outsider?" features the work of A. M. Ahad, Bangladesh; Aaron Sosa, Panama/Venezuela;Adolphus Opara, Nigeria; Andrés…

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                      • Bangladeshi Durga in Rijksmuseum

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                        The website of the Rijksmuseum shows the statue of a late 11th or early 12th century Durga, a Hindu goddess, killing a buffalo demon (1). It is one of the thousand masterpieces of the museum, and…

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