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London Protests Condemn Thoothukudi Vedanta Massacre: Demand Action in India & UK

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  Foil Vedanta 26th May 2018 An angry protest took place today from 3-5pm at the Indian High Commission in Aldwych, London, to condemn the police firing which killed at least 13 unarmed protesters at an environmental demonstration against British company Vedanta Resources’ copper smelter in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin), Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The London protest …


“Zero Harm”: Minutes of Vedanta Resources’ 2017 AGM


  Foil Vedanta This year was Vedanta’s 14th AGM, since registering on the London Stock Exchange in December 2003, and the 14th year that dissident shareholders have attended the meeting to hold the company to account for their environmental and human rights abuses. The minutes published by activist shareholders every year, documenting the company’s response …


Global Day of Action against Vedanta at their AGM

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  * Protests to be held by communities affected by British miner Vedanta Resources in India and Africa. * Activist shareholders to again disrupt London AGM on 14th August. * Vedanta battles international arbitration and UK compensation case over Zambian pollution. Foil Vedanta Loud and theatrical protests will again be held outside the AGM of …


Zambia, India and London Protest Against Vedanta AGM

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  Foil Vedanta 29th July 2016 * Angry protests across Zambia and India in run up to Vedanta’s London AGM on Friday. * Tribals and Dalit Bahujans protest beating and murder of activists resisting Vedanta’s Niyamgiri mine. * UK courts hear two cases against Vedanta’s Zambian operations. * UNCTAD report reveals scale of KCM’s export …


Vedanta sponsored Jaipur Literature Festival disrupted in London

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  20th May 2016 A group of protesters from a wide range of organisations today disrupted the Jaipur Literature Festival at London’s Southbank Centre, taking over the stage with their placards and giving shouted speeches to the eminent audience about the multiple criminal convictions and abusive pattern of operation of the festival’s main sponsor, the …


Ambedkar’s London Home an International Memorial

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  [Via Ujwal Uke]  The Social Justice Department of Maharashtra has purchased the building in London which was home to Dr Ambedkar between 1921-22. This is the first time that any state Govt is buying property abroad.  This pioneering work was done by 3 staunch Ambedkarites (Rajkumar Badole, Dilip Kamble and Ujwal Uke) to preserve …


Rally to Outlaw Caste Discrimination in London

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  Rally in Parliament Square, London, On Monday, 4th March, 2013, 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm The Peers of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Dalits have moved an amendment in Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (ERR) Bill to make ‘caste’ a protected characteristic in the Equality Act. The House of Lords will debate the amendment …