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How Farm Laws Constitute an Attack on Adivasi community

Farm laws are being seen as a move meant to target the autonomy of the gram sabhas leading to inroads of the corporates on adivasi land and further widening of the balance of power between adivasi peasantry and big businesses.Sumedha… Continue Reading →

In a Madhya Pradesh village, no FIR registered two months after RSS attack on Adivasi family

AATHIRA KONIKKARA23 March 2021 On 31 December 2020, Sardar Vaskale had planned to host a family get-together at his home in Dewada village, in Madhya Pradesh’s Barwani district, to ring in the arrival of a new year. His relatives, who… Continue Reading →

NITI Aayog vision for Great Nicobar ignores tribal, ecological concerns

Pankaj Sekhsaria Wildlife Board denotifies Galathea bay sanctuary to build port, trade zone. In what appears to a re-run of recent developments in Little Andaman Island (A bullet through an island’s heart, The Hindu, February 1), more than 150 sq. km…. Continue Reading →

Why Hidme Markam, A Voice For Adivasis, Is In Prison

She was a former school cook before joining agitations to free Adivasi prisoners and stop a government-owned iron ore mine to be run by the Adani group on a sacred mountain in Congress-run Chhattisgarh. The arrest of a 28-year-old in… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh- Mob attacks Christians , 8 hospitalised

Hindutva hardliners accused the Christians of conversions, when they were praying at a house church in Dantewada districtSabrangindia17 Mar 2021 Eight Christians were injured and hospitalised in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, after being attacked by a mob of alleged Hindutva radicals…. Continue Reading →

Front Line Defenders demand release of anti-Adani adivasi woman campaigner

Brussels-based non-profit Front Line Defenders has strongly demanded the release of Hidme Markam, an Adivasi-based human rights defender of Chhattisgarh, known to have been an intensive campaigner advocating for indigenous rights. An anti-mining campaigner, focusing on projects led by large… Continue Reading →

Dalit, Adivasi women facing sexual violence has ‘increased’ during pandemic:

India’s civil rights network, National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), in a statement on the occasion of well-known gender rights leader Savitribai Phule’s 124th death anniversary, being observed as part of the Feminist Week of Resistance and Reflections (March 7… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh: Demand Release of Tribal Rights Activist Arrested Under ‘Naxal Charges’

According to Dantewada Police, Hidme Markam has been allegedly accused in multiple cases between 2016 and 2020, and carries a bounty of Rs 1,10,00 on her head. Hours after the arrest, she was sent on 10 days judicial custody. Vishnukant… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh to Return 2,000 Acres Marked For Kakinada SEZ to Farmers

PTI Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday issued an order for returning 2,180 acres of land, which was originally sought to be acquired for the Kakinada Special Economic Zone (SEZ) back in 2007, to the farmers following a protracted struggle…. Continue Reading →

Sign Petition to #SaveNittaya from being jailed because of Thailand’s Unfair Forest Reclamation Policy

Defending our land is NOT A CRIME!” And yet, 14 villagers of Sab Wai village, Thailand, have been unfairly convicted of trespassing, utilizing, and clearing land in Sai Thong national park, a land on which they have been living for generations, making their… Continue Reading →

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