Bangladeshi journalist finally released on permanent bail – Shahidul’s story

Shahidul Alam, an award-winning photographer, writer and activist from Bangladesh, was being held indefinitely and without bail after openly criticising the government’s violent handling of student led demonstrations.  On 29 July 2018, two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus, sparking peaceful demonstrations by students calling for better road safety laws. In an interview Read more…

Latest appeal

In the past months we have seen unprecedented media coverage of the dreadful ordeals that so many refugees are facing as they flee for their lives from conflict and tyranny.  The horrific and heartbreaking images beamed across the world are a stark reminder of how lucky we are to live in Read more…