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BAD BUSINESS: Vedanta Fights Back Over Indian Hill Tribe's Sacred Mountain


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- 3086 days ago - survivalinternational.org
FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India's Dongria Kondh tribe. The Orissa High Court will hear the case on Wednesday 2 February.




   

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 12:24 pm
When are these mining companies going to give us a break and stop the destruction of sacred lands and the water that surrounds this land. We have to keep fighting to stop this.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 2:09 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Jana Puz (20)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 2:36 pm
sending blessings to dongria kondh people! billionaires, start giving!!!!!
 

Mike S (86)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 5:12 pm
Noted and thanks Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 5:49 pm
noted...an industry that is as greedy, virulent and destructive as the oil industry....mining and oil...wow...and humans created them both...aren't we're really something to take pride in?
 

MmAway M (519)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 7:27 pm
Sadly Cal, don't have fIt works to say just GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR and I am so Cranky about this!!!!!!!!
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 12:05 am
Sadly these indigenous people are always going to have it tough - when the white man wants something he will stop at nothing to get it.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 2:52 am
Is nothing sacred any more?
 

Carol H (229)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 5:11 am
noted, thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 5:30 am
Failure to respect the Indians' sacred mountain shows the inability to see other than crass income on short-term period. These mining capitalists should be stopped immediately before they destroy more
 

patricia lasek (317)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 8:15 am
Money is the corporations' god.
 

Deborah L (70)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 1:35 pm
noted. Seems like the Indians here and afar, are treated as an inconvenience when big business finds something that they can steal from the indigenous peoples and then sell it to others, with little cost to them other than harvesting their stolen products e it oil, wood, medicine, etc...

Nothing will stop these businesses until there is nothing left to steal and sell.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 2:44 pm
The ban must remain in place! Life before all!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 6:38 pm
Greedy mining companies.
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 10:46 pm
Once the mountain is depleted of its resources, it will be destroyed and worthless to the Dongria Kondh tribe or anyone else.
However, the tribe and their culture could survive for eons.

Besides, the fact, that evidence is surfacing that aluminum is quite a dangerous substance. It has been linked to Alzheimers disease. The Scandinavian countries have been ahead of this research, for quite some time.
 

Dany VINCENT (0)
Thursday February 3, 2011, 3:33 am
Noté et écrit

L'argent fait commettre d'énormes erreurs. L'argent sent la mort...
 

Victoria S (19)
Thursday February 3, 2011, 7:14 am
These big companies have no respect for anyone, it's awful
 
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