SITTING ON the fence

Orange, Richard
November 2010
Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Nov2010, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p32
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.


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