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Atrocities

Unlawful construction of ash pond for power plant in Raigarh

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  Amnesty International India The construction of an ash pond for a thermal power plant in Nawapara Tenda village, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh without informing or consulting local Adivasi villagers violates their right to free, prior and informed consent, said Amnesty International India today. TRN Energy, a subsidiary of ACB (India) Power Limited, operates a 600 MW …

Atrocities

The human rights lies of Coal India Limited

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  Dr. B. Karthik Navayan In August, Coal India Limited – the world’s largest coal miner – published a ‘sustainability report’ for 2016-17, as part of its compliance with reporting guidelines set up by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), an independent international organization. GRI’s stated aim is to help businesses understand and communicate their impact …

Atrocities

70 years old Dalit woman beaten up and threatened to kill by dominant caste men

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  Deepak Kumar & Rajeshwar Names of the Victims: Maggidi Buchhamma, 70 years, and her daughter Maggidi Manga.  Dominant Caste Culprits: Baltha Rajamouli and his son and Allam Ravi.  When: 23rd July 2017, Sunday, morning. Where: Rendlaguda (Mandapally), Jannaram Mandal, Mancherial District, Telangana.  Why: Maggidi Buchamma and her daughter Maggidi Manga went to the house …

Policy

Amnesty International: Scheduled Tribes Panel Order on Unlawful Land Transfers is Welcome

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  Amnesty International India  Statement released by Amnesty International India Bangalore11 May 2017 A recent order by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes to the District Magistrate in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh directing action in cases of unlawful transfer of Adivasi land is a positive move, said Amnesty International India today. On 9 May, the National Commission …

Atrocities

Fact Finding Report on Police Excesses in Nadukuppam Village, Marina Beach

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  [Via Trevor Jeyaraj] Fact Finding Mission to Enquire into Alleged Police Excesses on 23rd January 2017 in Nadukuppam Village, Marina Beach, Tamil Nadu  January 25, 2017 “நாங்க காலம்காலமா இந்த குப்பத்திலே இருக்கோம். நாங்க இன்னிக்கி திடீர்ன்னு பயங்கரவாதிகளா ஆயிட்டோமா? அடிபட்டு, ரத்தம் சிந்த ஓடிவந்த கொழந்தைங்க, அவங்க பயங்கரவாதிங்களா? அவங்களும் எங்கள மாதிரி தமிழங்கதானே? எங்க கொழந்தைங்க மாதிரிதானே? தமிழனுக்குத் தமிழன்தானே ஆதரவு தரனும்? …

Research

The Long Exit: Conferences of the Depressed Classes During the 1930s

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  Gerard Baared [The long exit from Hinduism/Brahmanism for the ‘untouchables’ is naturally an ongoing movement, given the scale of the task, the multiple levels of responsibilities to understand, process and communicate people’s aspirations regarding their rights, and the complex logistic factors to be dealt with. The term exit predicates an imagined or real inclusion, …