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One Bangladeshi killed and two shot and wounded by the BSF at the Gazipur border under Satkhira district

On April 18, 2011 at around 1.00 am, Rekatul Islam (17) was shot dead by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) near the sub pillar 4 of the International pillar 4 at Gazipur border under Satkhira district. Mohammad Shahadat Hossain (25) and Mohammad Zakir Hossain (28) were injured when the BSF opened fire at them […]

June 20, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Teenage girl Felani killed by the BSF firing at Anantapur border under Kurigram district

South Ramkhana is a village at the Bangladesh border under Naggeshwari Upazila of the Bangladesh-India border district of Kurigram. Most of the occupants of this impoverished village are either farmers or make a living by agriculture. Due to poverty and a very poor and difficult communication system, most children of this locality cannot go to […]

March 1, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A Bangladeshi rickshaw van puller was killed by the BSF at the Tentulia Kazipara border under Panchagar District

Farid Hossain (28), a rickshaw van puller, lived in the village of Sharialjot under Tentulia Upazila in Panchagar District. He had a wife, two children, mother, father and a grandfather. He also had one brother. He had been asked by a local resident Zahir, a cattle trader, to cross the Indian border and fetch cattle […]

February 6, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Teenager killed by BSF at the Wahedpur border under Chapainababganj District

The people of Bishroshiay Charpaka village under Shibganj Thana, Chapainababganj are mourning the death of Shaymol Karmokar. Shaymol Karmokar (17) was the only barber in the village and with his death by the bullets of BSF on 27 January 2010; no one in the village cuts their hair or shaves in the salon any more. […]

January 27, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A Bangladeshi farmer tortured by BSF in Putkhali border, Jessore

Motiar Rahman (28), a farmer of the Kadamtola village under Benapole Police Station went to cut grass for his cows on 25 January 2010 at 7.30 am in a field near the border area. After 15 minutes, two BSF men came and arrested him on the accusation of intruding into India. They blindfolded Motiar and […]

January 25, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A rickshaw van puller killed by the BSF at the Putkhali border under Jessore District

Abdul Jalil (43) who was a rickshaw van puller and a day-labourer also used to work for the cattle traders. According to the eye-witness, Ahmed Ali, on 23 January 2010 at night he along with Jalil, Ashadul and Nuruddin started their journey towards India by boat. They crossed the Ichamoti river and reached the Indian […]

January 24, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed