The controversy over Kaziranga National Park’s brutal anti-poaching policy continues. Over the past 20 years, 106 people have been killed in the park in north-east India. Shockingly, almost half of those people were killed in the past five years.

In February 2017, the BBC’s South Asia correspondent, Justin Rowlatt, reported from Kaziranga. Rowlatt’s reports were titled “Killing for Conservation” and “Kaziranga: The park that shoots people to protect rhinos”. The National Tiger Conservation Authority’s response was to ban the BBC from all of India’s tiger reserves for the next five years.

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