India's Indigenous Peoples organise to protect forests, waters and commons

Achanta, Pushpa
Date Written:  2015-11-07
Publisher:  Ecologist
Year Published:  2015
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18155

India's neoliberal government is attempting the mass seizure of indigenous lands, commons and forests in order to hand them over for corporate exploitation with mines, dams and plantations. But tribal communities are rising up to resist the takeover, which is not only morally reprehensible but violates India's own laws and international human rights obligations.

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