Kazi Riasat Alve

Kazi Riasat Alve

Dhaka, Bangladesh


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Kazi Riasat Alve

Kazi Riasat Alve is an award winning Photojournalist and documentary photographer based between Dhaka and Chittagong cities of Bangladesh. Kazi's works specialized in issues like Climate Change, Rohingya Refugee Crisis, displacement and Social Injustice. 

Beside photojournalism Kazi and his team works on documentary films as well. He is an enlisted photographer for BRAC ngo.

Kazi's works previously published on  National Geographic Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine, The New Yorker Magazine, Huffington Post, BBC website, Time Magazine lightbox, Washington Post, Guardian, Yahoo News, Mashable, Rediff News, Private Photo Review Magazine, Daily Prothom Alo, The Daily Star (Bangladesh) and in many more publications.


Kazi's Awards and recognition are: 

Nominated for the Joop Swart Masrerclass 2018 and 2014, Finalist at HIPA 2018, Finalist at Environmental Photographer of the year 2015, Commended at Ian Parry Scholarship 2013, Grand Prize winner at National Geographic Channel-Canon Explore to inspire contest 2014, Featured in The New Yorker Magazine “Photo Booth” as Emerging Photographer, Shorlisted in Sony World Photography Awards 2013 and Commended in 2014, Award winner at People & Planet International photography Contest 2011, ,Shortlisted in “Protect the human” photo contest jointly organized by Amnesty International and International School, Dhaka (ISD), Shortlisted in FEI Solidarity World Photography Contest, France.

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Bengali English

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Most of the makeshift Rohingya camps are built in the hilly regions of Cox’s Bazar district, and the risky fact is that these camps are built by cutting down hills and woods. Randomly destroying hills and woods already impacting the ecology of that region. All the makeshift camps are in the risk of landslide during monsoon because of unplanned destruction of the hills like this way.


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A recently arrived Rohingya family on the bank of Naf river. The male members of this family sent only female family members to Bangladesh to protect them from the conflict in Myanmar. Women, children and elderly people were among the most sufferers in this crisis.


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A landmine victim Rohingya refugee boy being treated at Chittagong medical college hospital's orthopedic ward.


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This Rohingya man could manage to flee from Myanmar with his family. But after arriving at Bangladesh they had a road accident near Hnila area while they were going to seek shelter at makeshift camps. His daughter had a severe brain injury resulting from that accident. She was being treated at Chittagong Medical College Hospital's Neurology ward.


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This Rohingya girl lost both of her parents back in Myanmar. She could manage to flee from there with her sister and with a piece of cloth in the polythene bag. She had no idea that where she'll go with her sister.


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Newly arrived Rohingya refugees just entered to Bangladesh carrying with their belongings.


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This Rohingya family just crossed the border through boat. This man had to carry his pregnant wife with the help of other Rohingyas from very far away inside Myanmar.


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https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rohingya-refugees-bangladesh-elephants_us_5ac7b732e4b0337ad1e7de1e

Kazi Riasat Alve worked as a photojournalist for Huffington Post along with American Journalist Wudan Yan


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Kazi Riasat Alve was featured in The Newyorker Magazine as an emerging young photographer.


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"I've felt like I've got a new life after disembarking from the boat"... This Rohingya man said this just after entering Bangladesh from Myanmar. He and his family crossed the Naf river during night. Just after disembarking from the boat he was resting in the riverbank .


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An elderly Rohingya woman and her grandson in makeshift Rohingya camp in Balukhali, Ukhiya.


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A newly arrived Rohingya refugee family was waiting on the riverbank for their other relatives to come. Some other Rohingya refugees were running with their belongings.


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A Rohingya family was resting at Shah Parir Dwip after the exhausting journey they experienced during fleeing to Bangladesh. Their house was burnt down, the children has no trace of their father.


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This Rohingya family temporarily settled down at a makeshift camp in Ukhiya. In the makeshift camps living conditions are poor, but still they feel like they have been in heaven after entering Bangladesh.


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Rohingya refugees crossing temporary bridge made with bamboo near Shah Parir Dwip, just after arriving in Bangladesh through crossing Bangladesh-Myanmar border


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Stories

  • Reporting monsoon risks in Rohingya refugee camps

    Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Natural Disasters, Investigative Reporting, Breaking News July 31 @ 12:00am

    The monsoon season started in Bangladesh and Rohingya refugees are on the high risk of landsliding incidents resulting from heavy rainfall. According to aid agencies more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees are in the risk of multislide and flooding. I'm frequently working as a photographer/journalist... Read more

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