Shahriyar Kabir

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Shahriyar Kabir
Born Bangladesh
Occupation writer, journalist, filmmaker
Children Arpita Shahriyar (daughter)
Arpon Shahriyar (son)[1]

Shahriyar Kabir (Bengali: শাহরিয়ার কবীর) is a Bangladeshi author and journalist. He has been writing fiction books for children for decades.


Shahriyar is a human rights activist.[2] He is the head of the Nirmul Committee. He has been arrested on November 22, 2001.[1] He was later released on bail. But he was arrested again on December 2002.[2] The arrest was declared illegal by a Division Bench of the Bangladesh High Court on 4 January 2003.[2]

On August 28, 2000 Shahriyar was attacked on the way home from Dhaka University and stabbed in the face and right hand.[1]

Shahriyar was a freedom fighter under Sector Nine during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.[1]


  • Puber Shurjo
  • Hariye Jaoar Thikana
  • Nuliachorir Sonar Pahar
  • Abuder Adventure
  • Comred Mao Tse Tung
  • Ekatturer Jishu
  • Oder Janiye Dao
  • Shimante Songhat
  • Hanabarir Rohosso
  • Michiler Ekjon
  • Pathoriyar Khoni Rohosho
  • Mohabipod Songket
  • Bohurupi
  • Onnorokom Atdin
  • Gonoadaloter Potobhumi


  1. ^ a b c d "Shahriar Kabir in prison". Bangladesh IISH. 2002-01-01. Retrieved 2012-11-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Humanist Shahriar Kabir Arrested Again". International Humanist and Ethical Union. 2003-02-01. Retrieved 2012-11-20. 

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