Maher Sattar

GlobalPost

Maher Sattar is a Bangladeshi multi-media journalist covering South and Southeast Asia. He has reported on the Taliban in documentaries for PBS, and his work has appeared on France 24, GlobalPost, Salon.com, the Diplomat, CNNGo, and IRIN News. Aside from Bangladesh he has lived and worked in India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Denmark, Canada, and the United States. You can find more of his work at mahersattar.wordpress.com and mahersattar.tumblr.com

Why the cost of real estate in the crowded, slum-packed city of Dhaka rivals Manhattan

'There is no way that one can even think of buying a property in Dhaka anymore if you are middle class or lower middle class.'

Why the cost of real estate in the crowded, slum-packed city of Dhaka rivals Manhattan
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Riots, executions and war crimes: Bangladesh’s political violence, explained

Riots, executions and war crimes: Bangladesh’s political violence, explained
The World

On Location Video: Vietnam considers legalizing gay marriage

On Location Video: Vietnam considers legalizing gay marriage

The mysterious murder of a Bangladeshi labor activist

The mysterious murder of a Bangladeshi labor activist

Bangladesh-India: hunger strike you haven't heard of

Bangladesh-India: hunger strike you haven't heard of

Maldives coup: Mohamed Nasheed, Godfather of the Arab Spring, falls from grace

A cautionary tale for the many nascent revolutionary movements across the Arab world.

Maldives coup: Mohamed Nasheed, Godfather of the Arab Spring, falls from grace

Dhaka’s ‘death squad’ shoots for a makeover

Until now, the Rapid Action Battalion has either been thought of as a killing machine — or a useful and necessary killing machine.

Dhaka’s ‘death squad’ shoots for a makeover

Bangladesh-India border: "Wall of Death"

Life at the India-Bangladesh border is hostile and strange, and often deadly.

Bangladesh-India border: "Wall of Death"