Bengali ?Crossfire? reaches U.S.

by?BEENA SARWAR?on?MAY 4, 2012 Latitude News

In ?Crossfire,? an exhibition of photographs at the Queens Museum of Art in New York that closes on Sunday the 6th, acclaimed Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam chronicles the extra-judicial killings allegedly committed by Bangladesh?s Rapid Action Battalion, or RAB.Over a thousand victims have been ?cross-fired,? or executed by police without trial, in the last four years in the South Asian country, human rights activists claim. Many more people, perhaps thousands in total, have suffered similar fates, they say.

Shahidul Alam in New York’s Central Park (Beena Sarwar) Continue reading “Bengali ?Crossfire? reaches U.S.”