Nazmul Ahasan is a journalist with experience in investigative journalism, long-form narrative and opinion writing. While studying journalism at UC Berkeley, he works with the Investigative Reporting Program (IRP), where he is helping to create a database of police use-of-force incidents across California. 

His most recent pieces appeared in San Francisco Chronicle and Foreign Policy magazine.

Before moving to San Francisco Bay Area, Ahasan widely covered Bangladesh, his home country, for The Economist, The Telegraph, Haaretz and Devex, among others.

In his previous life, Ahasan worked at The Daily Star, Bangladesh’s largest English-language newspaper, where his weekly column chronicled the country’s gradual descent into authoritarianism.


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