The author was born to Bangladeshi parents and studied in Bangladesh, Canada, and the USA. He lives in suburban Philadelphia. He has over three decades of experience in peaceful activism, especially in defense of the rights of displaced people.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.