TITLE

SITTING ON the fence

AUTHOR(S)
Orange, Richard
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Nov2010, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the border fence being constructed by India at the frontier it shares with Bangladesh to prevent smuggling and illegal immigration. It states that concerns about India's border with Bangladesh worsened following reports that the border is being used by terrorists to enter India. It cites the impact of the construction of the fence on farmers whose fields sit between the border. It details the concerns raised against the construction of the border including human rights abuses in India.
ACCESSION #
57679837

 

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