NYC Honorary Street Names
Mizanur Rahman Way (Brooklyn)
Location:Northwest corner of Liberty Avenue and Forbell Street
Honoree: Mizanur Rahman (1965-2002) was a respected photojournalist in Bangladesh. He immigrated to American with his wife and young son in 1999 and settled in the City Line section of Brooklyn. There he became an active member of the Bengali community and worked in the restaurant industry. In what came to be known as a case of mistaken identity, Mizanur Rahman, walking home from work, was beaten to death by a mob of young men on August 11, 2002.
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