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Muktadir Rashid

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Covers:  Counter Violent Extremism, any major disaster, lower judiciary, human rights, border and security issues
Doesn't Cover: sports
#Bangladeshi journalist covers #CVE, #Rohingya, security, rights & judiciary. permanent @NewAgeBDcom.My views. romeo27oct@hotmail.com

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Biography

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 natio…

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@muktadirnewage — 2,095 followers, 7,144 tweets

when the #Bangladeshi rights defenders continue their calls to @UN to look into the country's rights situation, I think Bangladeshis really appreciate @MiaSeppo for her response over the killing of a #BUET student for free speech. I believe she understands #Bangladesh better.
A #Bangladeshi #Islamic writer went missing after he gor out of his madrassa in Dhaka on Oct 4. If you know him anyway let me know. pic.twitter.com/C2KD0a5EVL
11 people followed me and 3 people unfollowed me // automatically checked by  http://fllwrs.com 
BNP is also demanding to repeal deals made with India.
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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.

Awards

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.