Bangladeshi photographer, journalist and activist Shahidul Alam was in Sydney for the opening of his exhibition, Crossfire and took time out to talk with me about how the project came about and the ongoing impact it is having in his country and beyond. Alam has a long history of addressing subjects that are contentious. In 1996 he was stabbed eight times for exposing the government’s use of the military to round up opposition activists before a rigged election.
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