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Muktadir Rashid

Covers:  Counter Violent Extremism, any major disaster, lower judiciary, human rights, border and security issues
Doesn't Cover: sports

Dhaka-based news hunter with @NewAgeBDcom & producer. Often appears @Telegraph, @AJEnglish. little with The @Wire, @NPR, @PRI.

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Muktadir Rashid now wow walks the crime beat at the English language daily New Age. With graduation in international relations from Dhaka University, he started his reporting career with a local English news agency --- United News of Bangladesh --- in Dhaka in early 2008 and covered different nat...

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@muktadirnewage — 684 followers, 2,215 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

Release on bail, two #Myanmar photographers @minzayar88 & @hkun_lat heading towards their country. Sorry friends

Sep 23, 2017

RT @JackBoardCNA: Abdus Salam fled violence in Rakhine in 1992 and has been waiting ever since to return. Has little hope in calls fo…

Sep 23, 2017

#Bangladesh police checking whether any quarters trying smuggling arms or others material in the name of relief work meant for #Rohingya

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What was your first job as a journalist?

staff writer at United News of Bangladesh, a local news wire

Have you ever used a typewriter?

once upon a time

How is social media changing news?

You cannot suppress truth. If try, it automatically comes to social media.


Amar Elakay Muktijudda Essay Award

1999 - best award
Muktadir has won the grand prize in 1999 for an investigating essay on the country’s Liberation War of 1971.