Item AUD 117/1/6 - Interview of Mahbubur Rahman (Mash) by Chris [Gribble], part 1 of 3

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AUD 117/1/6

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Interview of Mahbubur Rahman (Mash) by Chris [Gribble], part 1 of 3

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  • 2 Sep 2022 (Creation)

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1 WAV file

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Recorded in Norfolk, United Kingdom. Mahbubur Rahman, also known as Mash, discusses his life in Bangladesh and the challenges he faced due to his liberal beliefs. Born in Sunamganj, he grew up in a middle-class family with five siblings. Despite societal criticism, his mother pursued a career in family planning. In Bangladesh, Mash engaged in various activities, including business, banking, and community projects. Fearing religious intolerance, he moved to London in 2011, facing initial challenges but eventually settling in Norwich. There, he encountered racism, started a family with three daughters, and faced many difficulties in 2018. Despite these setbacks, his involvement with the National Centre for Writing and Bengali community projects helped him rebuild his life in Norwich, where he strives to create connections and cultural awareness.

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Accessible at the NRO and online via MP3 copy file.

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  • English

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Duration: 34 min. 23 sec. (though there is complete silence after 23 min. 41 sec.)
Playback mode: stereo
Sample frequency: 44.1 kHz

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