Topic: Dhaka

Tobacco Tale
Photo Essay

Inside Bangladesh’s Cheap Cigarette Factories

Sayed Asif Mahmud’s powerful photos document the many hazards facing workers in Bangladesh’s cheap tobacco factories.

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Ugo Lucio Borga—Echo
Photo Essay

Life on a ‘Death River’ in Bangladesh

The Buriganga River gave life to Dhaka, and Dhaka killed it. Photographer Ugo Borga documents the human and environmental catastrophe unfolding in Bangladesh.

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Daily power outages in Jabaliya

From the Front Lines, Regional Photographers Make All The Difference

Although it has become more prevalent in recent years, regional photographers have worked for Western news organizations for decades. Here, TIME showcases work made over the past year by three of the strongest local image-makers, examining the wider context and evolution of their work and the issues they face.

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Taslima Akhter
The Backstory

A Final Embrace: The Most Haunting Photograph from Bangladesh

Many powerful photographs have been made in the aftermath of the devastating collapse of a garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. But one photo, by Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter, has emerged as the most heart wrenching, capturing an entire country’s grief in a single image.

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