Syed Tashfin Chowdhury

Syed Tashfin Chowdhury

Syed Tashfin Chowdhury is a Dhaka, Bangladesh based freelance journalist and the editor of  Xtra, the weekend magazine of New Age, a leading English d... aily in Bangladesh. As a regular contributor to Al Jazeera English and VICE publications, Tashin writes features and business articles, as well as news pieces on border conflicts, Indo-Bangla relations, and workers rights among others. Tashfin also serves as a national communication consultant for the United Nations Development Programme. 


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Refugees are vul­ner­a­ble to vi­o­lence from smug­glers who pay off Bangladeshi au­thor­i­ties, in­sid­ers say.

Published On 23 Jun 2015
Rohingya refugees relocated to temporary shelters at Blang Adoe, Kuta Makmur subdistrict [Getty]

More than 50,000 peo­ple with­out na­tion­al­i­ty for 70 years now get to choose cit­i­zen­ship and re­ceive the ben­e­fits.

Published On 7 Jun 2015
Bangladesh India