This report documents a pattern of grave abuses by India’s Border Security Force (BSF) against both Bangladeshi and Indian nationals in the border area along India’s 2,000 kilometer long international fontier with Bangladesh in West Bengal state. The abuses include cases of indiscriminate killing and torture.
- Background: risk of attacks by border guards,
- Excessive use of force and indiscriminate killings by the BSF,
- Torture and ill-treatment of border residents and