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World Adivasi Day – Launch of 24-hour ‘Jala Deeksha’ #tribalrights

Adivasis launch 24-hour ‘Jala Deeksha’ STAFF REPORTER Adivasi activists staging ‘Jala Deeksha’ in the Godavari at Bhadrachalam on Saturday. Photo: Special Arrangement Register their protest against the Polavaram project Activists of various Adivasi organisations launched a 24-hour ‘Jala Deeksha’ in… Continue Reading →

First adivasi woman in the Nilgiris District files a case of sexual assault #Vaw

Disquiet in the jungle PRIYASHRI MANI Courtesy; Accord, Adivasi Cultural Centre, Gudalur, Tamil NaduOn the fringes: An adivasi village near the Mudumalai forest reserve The first adivasi woman in the Nilgiris District files a case of sexual assault. Her battle… Continue Reading →

#India – Tribals seek complete closure of Lanjigarh alumina refinery

STAFF REPORTER + They see a threat to Niyamgiri Hills despite MoEF turning down bauxite mining in the area The alumina refinery of Vedanta at Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district. —file photo by K.R. Deepak The Niyamgiri Surakshya Manch (NSS) has… Continue Reading →

#India – Tribals lose land, forced to become farm workers

    Subodh Varma, TNN Nov 10, 2013 In seven central Indian states, the increase in the number of tribals who have moved from cultivation to agri labour is 52%. Over 70% of India’s tribal population lives in a 2,000-km long… Continue Reading →

#India – Two minor dalit girls raped in Bhagalpur , A tribal gang raped in Vishakhapatnam #Vaw #WTFnews

  BHAGALPUR: At the time when people across the globe were busy celebrating diwali, two minor dalit girls (one studying in class eight and other in class six in a middle school) were raped by two middle aged persons near… Continue Reading →

#India – What It Means To Be a Dalit or Tribal Child in Our Schools #mustread

A Synthesis of a Six-State Qualitative Study Vimala Ramachandran, Taramani Naorem The findings of a qualitative study commissioned by the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in six states – Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan – during 2011-12 to… 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 →

Indigenous Nations Are at the Forefront of the Conflict With Transnational Corporate Powers

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 09:15 By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers , Truthout | January 9, 2013. The Idle No More protests reach Moncton (Canada), as about 200 people march on City Hall in support of First Nations rights. (Photo: Stephen Downes / Flickr) On… Continue Reading →

#India – How to deal with Maosim, put poor behind bars #Chhattsigarh #WTFnews

Face to Face: Vrinda Grover The conviction rate in Dantewada and Jagdalpur is one and three per cent. The entire objective appears to be to keep them in jail Souzeina Mushtaq Delhi The brutal assault on tribal school teacher Soni… Continue Reading →

#India- ‘In Soni Sori’s case, the state project of victimising adivasis has reached inhuman levels’ #Vaw

  Vrinda Grover, who is representing imprisoned adivasi teacher Soni Sori in a Dantewada court, speaks on the flaws in the cases against her G Vishnu September 18, 2013 Vrinda Grover Photo: Baba Tamim You recently met Soni Sori. How is she coping… Continue Reading →

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