Felani killing

Indian govt asked to pay Rs 5 lakh to Felani’s family

National Human Rights Commission of India asks the Indian government to pay Rs 5 lakh in compensation to the family of Felani Khatun, who was shot dead by the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) in January 2011.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Felani killing: Justice denied, border killings continue

It has been five years in the passing that Bangladesh woke up to the horrendous photo of a teenage girl hanging from the barbed fence at the India border. Promises of justice to the killing have gone by ignored as indiscriminate killings at the border continue unabated.

August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015

Indian govt asked to pay Rs 5 lakh to Felani’s family

National Human Rights Commission of India asks the Indian government to pay Rs 5 lakh in compensation to the family of Felani Khatun, who was shot dead by the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) in January 2011.

August 6, 2015
August 6, 2015

Felani killing: Retrial process ‘incomplete’

India’s BSF says it has conveyed to its Bangladesh counterpart that the retrial process of Felani Khatun killing on the border is “incomplete”.

July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015

LEGAL ASPECTS OF FELANI'S MURDER

We don't want to see travesty, rather we expect that no perpetrator will be escaped from the purview of law

July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015

Writ filed with Indian SC over Felani verdict

Amnesty India files a writ petition with Indian Supreme Court, saying human rights were violated in Felani murder and confusion is created surrounding the trial process.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Amnesty India to take Felani killing case to SC

Amnesty India will move to the Indian Supreme Court challenging acquittal of a BSF man in Bangladeshi girl Felani Khatun murder case.

July 6, 2015
July 6, 2015

Felani killing: Rights body condemns BSF man’s acquittal

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) expresses strong condemnation over the recent acquittal of a BSF constable by a special West Bengal court in the killing of Felani Khatun.

July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015

Felani killing: BSF man acquitted again

A special Indian court of BSF acquits Amiya Ghosh again over the brutal killing of Felani Khatun along the border back in 2011. Family say they don’t accept the verdict and want international trial.