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European Parliament adopts historic resolution on Dalits

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  International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN) Press release A strongly worded resolution on caste discrimination in India was debated and adopted today by the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The Parliament condemned the high number of atrocities committed against Dalits in India and the Indian government’s insufficient action on the issue of caste discrimination. Copenhagen (IDSN), …

Atrocities

Police Atrocities on Adivasis of Saranda Forest: A Fact Sheet

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2 Oct 2011 The ‘Saranda’ literally means a forest of seven hundred small hills is also known as the largest Sal Forest in Asia, situated in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Approximately, 10,000 Adivasi families with the population of 1 lakh 25 thousand Adivasis live in the forest. The Adivasis depend on agriculture, forest produces …