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Share-cropper Mohammad Ali shot and killed by the BSF at the Sreerampur Border of Lalmonirhat

At 5.00 am on November 12, 2009, Mohammad Ali (35), a resident of the village of Kisamat Nijjama, was shot and killed by the BSF at the Sreeram border of Patgram, Lalmonirhat. Mohammad Ali was shot by members of the BSF belonging to Battalion 132 of the Jolpaiguri Sector as he was working on his […]

January 12, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Missing of a Bangladeshi farmer from the Nitpur border area under Naogaon District

Abdur Rashid, a poor farmer, who also worked for cattle traders to make ends meet, has been missing since 10 January 2010. According to a witness who accompanied Abdur Rashid, on 10 January, ten of them were bringing cows from India through the crossing between Tikapara and Pannapara border. Everyone tried to escape when the […]

January 10, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Two Bangladeshi shot wounds by the BSF at the Tentulia border under Panchagar District

On 6 January 2010 at around 3 am, the victims Nazrul Islam (34) and Anwar Hossain (26) along with 10 persons went to Tentulia Kazipara border in Panchagar District and crossed the main pillar no 442, sub-pillar 6. While they were at Haptia Indian border, suddenly the BSF troops started firing at them. Around 30/40 […]

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

Monjuara, a Child, Killed by BSF at the Roumari Border of Kurigram

Bhandorchar is a village at Roumari in the Kurigram district along the Bangladeshi border, opposite the Indian State of Assam. The residents of the village are mostly poor farmers or agricultural workers. Communication between this village and other areas such as Roumari upazila headquarters and other villages is tough because it is separated from them […]

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

A mentally disabled Bangladeshi allegedly beaten to death by Indian citizens at the Ghashuriya border under Dinajpur District

Babul Sheikh (48) was a resident of Choughoria village under Birampur Upazila of Dinajpur District. He was beaten to death by Indian civilians on 5 January 2010 at around 1.00 am in a betel grove which was 500 yards inside India from the main pillar no 288, sub-pillar 54. He was mentally disabled and used […]

January 5, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A 12-year old girl shot by BSF soldier at the Nawdapara border, Roumari under Kurigram District

Rumi Akhter Nipa a 12-year old girl was shot by the BSF at the Nawdapara border in Roumari under Kurigram District on 4 October, 2009. On the day of the incident Rumi was returning with a group of girls from a pond that falls between the international pillars no. 1063 and 1064 at the border. […]

December 4, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed