Crossfire: Shahidul Alam

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On March 22, 2010 Shahidul Alam's new body of work, titled "Crossfire", was supposed to open at the Drik Agency in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Because Alam's allegorical photographs depict sites where the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has committed killings, police shut the exhibition down fearing the photographs would cause public unrest. Both The New York Times and PDNPulse have written great articles concerning Alam's work and the exhibition.