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INDIA: Rallying Cry: Dongria Stand Firm Against Vedanta Mine

Environment  (tags: activsts, native rights, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, humans, politics, world )

- 896 days ago -
During a rally of defiance, India's Dongria Kondh have vowed to defend their Niyamgiri Hills against an open pit mine by British mining giant Vedanta Resources, and demanded the release of village leaders ahead of consultations about the mine.

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Christeen Anderson (656)
Friday June 14, 2013, 4:36 am
Please continue the fight. Thank you.

Carol H. (229)
Friday June 14, 2013, 5:13 am
noted, thanks Cal

Past Member (0)
Friday June 14, 2013, 2:07 pm
Good for them Hope they can keep it up


Past Member (0)
Friday June 14, 2013, 2:25 pm
I hope India's Dongria Kondh can get through this with no bloodshed. :-(

S S. (0)
Friday June 14, 2013, 3:53 pm
Thank you.

Andre Yokers (6)
Friday June 14, 2013, 3:54 pm
Why should foreign companies be ruining other countries' environment for their gain???

Richelle Rausch (43)
Friday June 14, 2013, 4:05 pm
Why is the Indian government not protecting the country or people on this issue? MONEY! Power to the people!!!

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday June 14, 2013, 4:42 pm

lorraine k. (3)
Friday June 14, 2013, 5:36 pm
Thank you for everything!

Jason S. (50)
Friday June 14, 2013, 7:35 pm
Good posting, thanks

Ravenna C. (20)
Friday June 14, 2013, 8:25 pm
Outside foreign interests destroying an entire culture and way of life purely for profit and greed. Sounds like I have heard that story before....They will go in and destroy and pollute, and then leave those people with nothing but a devastated raped land. Thank You for spreading the word.

Edo R. (71)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 3:17 am
Thanks for sharing!

John van Nijnatten (6)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 5:05 am
Please continue the fight. Thank you.

Sonny Honrado (6)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 5:33 am
Fight! Thanks.

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 6:26 am
Good luck to them.

Frances Darcy (231)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 8:01 am
A nother example of foreign companies robbing countries of their natural resources ... Countries colonised these countries, killing the natives , robbing all natural resources and when forced to leave, left distrust, destruction and poverty behind ... And still the try to control the native people....

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 12:21 pm
go for it

Irene S. (69)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 12:46 pm
Good luck! I hope they get enough support.

Birgit W. (155)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 2:28 pm

Marie Russell-Barker (13)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 3:14 pm
Other countries forces their mining on villages who owns the land by bulling and threats, but I am proud of them they ate standing up for themselves and their land no mines tearing up their mountains. Reminder what you America going to do for Fracking and Sand Tar Pipes ruining our land and poulterers of our water and air is it time for you to stand up?

Natasha Salgado (672)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 5:40 pm
I applaud their efforts and wish them the best of luck...they need it! Thanks Cal

Inge Bjorkman (178)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 12:53 am
fight will continue.
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