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Latin American Indigenous Women Hold NYC Tribunal #womenrights

By Hajer Naili WeNews correspondent Wednesday, May 21, 2014 To puncture official indifference, Latin American indigenous women are staging a tribunal on the sidelines of a U.N. permanent forum “to push back the invisibility” about what they suffer. “The justice… Continue Reading →

#India – Tribal ‘forced’ to de-mine in Maoist areas, severely injured #WTFnews

  SUVOJIT BAGCHI, The Hindum Raipur, oct 24 Video grab of Madvi Nanda in Jagdalpur Hosipital. Photo: Special Arrangement. While de-mining an area in south Bastar as a precautionary measure prior to the November poll, forewarned of possible violence, the… Continue Reading →

Indian villagers defeat British billionaire over plans to mine sacred mountain #Vedanta defeated !

An Indian tribe which worships its remote jungle mountain as a living god has inflicted a humiliating defeat on one of Britain’s wealthiest billionaires over his plans to open a vast aluminium ore mine on their land. <script src=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.js?height=315&embedCode=Q4dHB0ZDpsPps02yUSPlqGUfsv6CLG9k&video_pcode=RvbGU6Z74XE_a3bj4QwRGByhq9h2&width=560&deepLinkEmbedCode=Q4dHB0ZDpsPps02yUSPlqGUfsv6CLG9k”></script> By Dean… Continue Reading →

#India – POSCO is not a closed chapter

Kanchi Kohli The battlelines have been drawn like never before. While the Odisha state government and POSCO India Ltd have made categorical statements that they have acquired 2,700 acres for an eight million tonnes steel project, the agitations in Gobindpur… Continue Reading →

Land to the Tillers: Responses to Land Grabs

  By Beverly Bell and Tory Field, Other Worlds | Op-Ed The outcome of last Sunday’s elections in Cambodia, in which Prime Minister Hun Sen hoped to extend his 28-year rule, is in dispute. Even if he continues in office,… Continue Reading →

Fourth Tribal Village, says no to mining by #Vedanta in Niyamgiri #Goodnews

  Debabrata Mohanty : Kunakadu, Thu Jul 25 2013,IE   Rainclouds hung over Niyamgiri hills, but the cloud of uncertainty over Vedanta Alumina’s 1 million tonne per annum alumina refinery plant at Lanjigarh, Kalahandi, deepened further after the fourth pallisabha on… Continue Reading →

The Irony of Targets: Sterilisations in Jharkhand #indigenous

  By Priya John After six of their children survived the crucial first five years, Dabri Paharin (name changed) and her husband were content with their family size. They decided to adopt a permanent method of contraception – Sterilisation. Among… Continue Reading →

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