Shahidul Alam, has been, for 40 years, an activist, fighting for the rights of workers and oppressed peoples, with a camera – a lens-based technology in Alam’s hands is a powerful weapon of deployment. He deploys it to document and try to correct the wrongs he sees around him. After starting out to be a research scientist, his life took a fortuitous turn. He purchased a camera for a friend, who could not pay him, so Alam started using it. With this camera he became a witness of how corrupt governments and companies crush people under their misguided beliefs. On...
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