Why are Bangladeshi ministers silent about BSF brutalities?
After the Palestine-Israel territory, the Bangladesh-India border is the second site in today’s world map to be riven with border killings. The difference is that, while the world closely watches the border killings of the former, it turns a complete blind ...........for more
Why such brutalities on our men?
by Maswood Alam Khan
It was in a video clip available in the YouTube where you can see how 22-year old Habibur Rahman, a poor man from Chapainawabganj district, was tortured by BSF personnel as he could not meet their demand for a torch,. ...........for more
The Indian BSF abducted a Bangladeshi student named Sadequl Islam. His poor parents are shedding tears while Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is busy pleasing the powerful neighbour with the illusion that it will perpetuate her regime and rescue her from public anger.
Says recent abuse cases reinforce need to enact Prevention of Torture Bill
A still from a video footage showing BSF men brutally torturing a Bangladeshi citizen near Murshidabad border on December 9 last year. Star Online Report................for more
India: Prosecute Security Forces for Torture
Recent Abuse Cases Reinforce Need to Enact Prevention of Torture Bill
(New York) – The Indian government should prosecute members of the security forces for recent high-profile cases of torture, to send a message that such practices will no longer be tolerated, Human Rights Watch said today................for more
Amartya Sen’s advice to Bangladesh: questions and misgivings
By Shimul Chaudhury
My impression about the many Indian academics and intellectuals I have met at various international conferences and seminars is not very good. Unfortunately, most of them seem to be unreasonably biased against Bangladesh. .............for more
On 7 January 2011, a poor Bangladeshi teenage girl named Felani was brutally murdered by the elite Border Security Force (BSF) of the powerful neighbor India in the border region. Hundreds of such deaths have occurred over the last decade .............for more
When you read or hear a story or view a scene or a picture, a movie should evolve in your mind. You reflexively make a mental picture in your brain of what you view and hear. These are your own sensory images. None of us has ever seen the paradise or the hell we are told we will face in our afterlife; still, we form a mental picture of what the . ...........for more
BSF vandalises houses in Bangladesh village,
lifts four cows in Lalmonirhat
Panic gripped the bordering villages since Monday night when a group of about 25 Indian BSF men from two camps in Koochbehar illegally entered into Bangladesh, vandalized at least three houses at Kisamot Nijjoma a village in Patgram upazila ...........for more
India: New Killings, Torture at Bangladeshi Border
Revised Instructions from Delhi Not Stamping Out Abuses
(New York) - The government of India should undertake a speedy, fair, and transparent criminal investigation into fresh allegations of killings, torture, and other abuses by the Border Security Force (BSF) at the border with Bangladesh,................for more
Massacre in Bangladesh border by INDIAN BSF
Excessive Use of Force by Indian Troops at the Bangladesh Border
This 81-page report documents the situation on the border region, where both Bangladesh and India have deployed border guards to prevent infiltration, trafficking, and smuggling. Human Rights Watch .............for more
IN VIEW of the murders committed regularly by the Border Security Force of India in the border region, a two-day joint working group meeting was held between the home secretaries of Bangladesh and India . . ............for more
These are photos of few casualties from thousands of Bangladeshis who have been killed by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in the border region for the last few year. The pro-Indian Bangladeshi government and the world community are silent, as the victims are poor Bangladeshis.
Bangladesh Media Fails to Document BSF Killings
By A Worried Bangladeshi
The ill-treatment of Bangladeshi people in the border regions by the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) can be compared to the sufferings of the Palestinians now in the hands of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF)..........for more.
When will the BSF atrocities be headline news in Bangladesh media?
by A Worried Bangladeshi
The ill-treatment Bangladeshi people in the border regions are receiving from the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) is comparable to the sufferings of the Palestinians in the hands of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). BSF’s border fencing and .........for more.
Who will protect us? : Musings in the victory month of December
I came to know from a Daily Star (Dhaka, 10 Dec 2010) report titled “BSF routinely kills on border” that the US-based rights group the Human Rights Watch recently urged Bangladesh government toto “vigorously protect the right to life of its citizens”........for more.
BSF Killings and Bangladeshi Politics
In Indian mytholodgy, a 'thug' was "one of a band of professional assassins formerly active in northern India who worshiped Kali and offered their victims to her." I think this term is quite apposite to describe India's BSF....... click here for more.
BSF kills yet another Bangladeshi : 22 killed in last 3 months, 102 in 13 months
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) killed one more Bangladeshi along Ohedpur border in sadar upazila in Chapainawab- ganj early Monday as the killing spree on Bangladesh border .. ..... click here for more.
Test on patriotism
In Bangladeshi culture since the liberation war of 1971, there has not been any dearth of public display of patriotism. On different national days, political leaders and intellectuals compete with each others in critiquing an erstwhile villain, .click here for more.