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India: Excluding indigenous people from decision on #Vedanta mine plans

15 July 2013,  Amnesty International    Authorities in the Indian state of Odisha (previously Orissa) are excluding Adivasi (indigenous) communities from the process to decide the future of a proposed mining project that could have disastrous effects on their livelihood… Continue Reading →

London- Protest call out! Join us at #Vedanta AGM, 1st August #mustshare

. 1st August, 2pm. The London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, W1K 6JP. Join us for our major annual demonstration at Vedanta’s AGM. We will bring the defiant energy of the Dongria Kond tribe to London, as they fight the final stages… Continue Reading →

India: Vedanta’s human rights promises ‘meaningless and hollow’

  Amnesty International has accused the UK-registered mining company Vedanta of attempting to “gloss over” criticisms of its poor human rights record in the East Indian state of Orissa by publishing a “meaningless and hollow” report that puts forward the… Continue Reading →

Undermining Human Rights in the Name of Development

Published on Sunday, April 8, 2012 by Common Dreams by Bianca Jagger When I arrived at Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, I was struck by a billboard above the luggage carousel: “Mining happiness for the people of Orissa – Vedanta.” Vedanta´s… Continue Reading →

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