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India: Investigate Alleged Border Force Killings

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A Border Security Force soldier patrols India's border fence with Bangladesh at Tehatta, West Bengal, India, May 3, 2020. © 2020 Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via AP (New York) – Indian authorities should investigate and prosecute newly alleged abuses by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the Bangladesh border, Human Rights Watch said today. Ten years ago, the Indian government announced, following publication of a Human Rights Watch report on the issue, “Trigger Happy,” that it would order the BSF to use restraint and rubber bullets, instead of more lethal ammunition,…

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