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Security guard and angry investor fight each other during the protest in front of Dhaka Stock Exchange building in Motijheel area Dhaka 18 January 2012 Bangladesh. Angry investors block road set fire put barricades on the road in front of the Dhaka Stock Exchange building disrupting traffic movement during their protest.

Monirul Alam

witnessphoto@gmail.com +8801713067634 Bangladesh

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MONIRUL ALAM Photojournalist, Filmmaker & Lecturer from Bangladesh. He born in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh 1975. He took up photography in 1994. After completing his Bachelors in Accounting from the National University, he went on to Graduate from Pathshala, the South Asian Media Institute and Post Graduate certificate course on Broadcast and Cross Media Journalism from the BRAC University with Erasmus University based in Rotterdam Netherlands. Monirul, former depute chief Photojournalist Prothom Alo newspaper, presently work with european pressphoto agency / epa based in Bangladesh.

His work has been published in prestigious national and international publications, such as The Guardian, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, The Telegraph, Chicago Tribune, Time Light Box, Wall Street Journal,  Al Jazeera, NY Times Lens Blog, Newsweek, MSNBC, AP, AFP, EPA, EFE,  Zuma Press, NurPhoto, Getty Reportage, New Internationalist, Saudi Aramco World, National Geographic Your Short, The Daily Star, The Daily Prothom Alo, DrikNews, The Observers France 24,100 Eyes Magazine, Private Magazine, Majority World, Photojournale, The Click, Animal Planet Channel, Bangla Rights etc.

He received several National and International award like, The Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art Japan, Press Foundation of Asia Bangladesh Chapter, India Print Circuit certificate of Merit and IPC, Nikon Photo Contest International, The International photographic Salon of Japan, International Anti-Corruption Day UNDP, Standard Chartered and The Daily Star Celebrating life. etc.

He lives with his beautiful family in Old Dhaka . . .

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