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Articles concerning the Rohingya Photography Competition

The Rohingya Photography Competition was founded by Shafiur Rahman at the start of the lockdown in Bangladesh in 2020. Here are some articles about the project and/or involving it or arising from it. 


“Oltre quel confine è la mia casa”. Al museo di Lampedusa la mostra fotografica dei rifugiati. 15 June 2022 Rohingya, Comitato 3 Ottobre

20 Giugno 2022 Lampedusa si tinge di blu e accende un riflettore sul popolo Rohingya. 19 June 2022 Comitato 3 Ottobre

Life in a refugee camp, Mohammed Salim Khan, 18 June 2022, The Business Standard

Love in the Rohingya Camps, Salim Ullah Armany, 7 January 2022, Unheard Journalism Project

‘Telling our own stories’: Rohingya lives, through a camera lens, Kaamil Ahmed 13 December 2021, The New Humanitarian.

Rohingyas: Auto-Ethnographic Photo-exhibit, Oxford Human Rights Festival, Dina Siddiqui, 9 September 2021, FORSEA

This exhibition in Oxford is showcasing the lives of refugees, 8 September 2021, Oxford Mail

The Next Generation - Young Rohingya Refugees exhibition, 7 September 2021, Oxford Brookes University

Local businesses support the Oxford Human Rights Festival fringe exhibition ‘The Next Generation - Young Rohingya Refugees’, 2 September 2021, The Business Standard

How photography soothed the Rohingya soul, Nusmila Lohani, 19 August, 2021 The Business Standard.

Partners Journal. 20 May 2021. Partners NGO.

Rohingya Media Fellow Photography Showcased at Oxford Human Rights Festival, 16 March 2021, Fortify Rights

The photography project empowering Rohingya refugees to tell their stories by Kiana Duncan, March 10, 2021. South East Asia Globe

'There is no noise': inside the controversial Bhasan Char refugee camp – a photo essay by Anonymous as told to Shafiur Rahman,  11 January 2021, The Guardian

Image of Bhasan Char building
Image by Anonymous. Click the image to read the Bhasan Char photo essay on The Guardian site.

Bangladesh Arrested a Photographer For Documenting Transfer of Refugees to an Island Settlement.   5 January 2021, Pallavi Pundir, Vice

Award-Winning Photojournalist Jailed For Photographing Refugee Camp. 4 January 2021. Jaron Schneider. PetaPixel

Call on Bangladesh authorities to release Rohingya photographer Abul Kalam, 3 January 2021, Mizzima

Calls for release of man arrested photographing transfer of Rohingyas, 1 January 2021, Kaamil Ahmed, The Guardian

Through their Eyes, 12 December 2020, Dhaka Tribune

Prize Winners Announced in Rohingya Photography Competition, December 2020, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa

Kutupalong. Weapons of Reason magazine “Conflict” issue. November 2020

Rohingya photography competition to announce winners in online event, 29 November 2020, Dhaka Tribune

Le vite in sospeso dei rohingya, 26 June, 2020 Livia Paccarié Zeta

The gaze of the Rohingya 17 June 2020 Internatzionale

"The Stream" interview with Shafiur Rahman 27 May 2020 Al Jazeera

Photo contest asks Rohingya community to document their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic by Rezwan, 16 May, 2020 Global Voices

Photo Contest for Rohingya, 22 April 2020 Dhaka Tribune


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Updated: 07 August 2022