The Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) said it had fired in self-defence after Indian border guards intruded into Bangladesh to try to take away the detained Indian fisherman. Photo: AP

Bangladeshi border forces shoot and kill Indian guard after fisherman detained

  • The Bangladesh Border Guard said it fired in self-defence after Indian border guards intruded to try to recover the detained Indian fisherman
  • India and Bangladesh share a border stretching more than 4,000km, where clashes have intermittently erupted over what India terms illegal immigrants
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The Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) said it had fired in self-defence after Indian border guards intruded into Bangladesh to try to take away the detained Indian fisherman. Photo: AP
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Sex workers seen in Mumbai, India. Photo: AP

Rescued from sex slavery, red tape traps Bangladeshi girls in India

  • Victims wishing to go home must first gain approval from police, social workers, judges, border forces and bureaucrats – a process that involves about 15 steps
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Sex workers seen in Mumbai, India. Photo: AP
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