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Jindal Steel allotted land: Odisha villagers vow to fight back PPSS objects to how land was allotted from the land bank

Even though South Korean steel major POSCO has withdrawn from Odisha, more than 2500 acres of fertile agricultural land is yet to be handed over to villagers affected by the project. According to POSCO Pratirodh Sangharsh Samiti (PPSS), the state government has now decided to hand over the entire area to Jindal Steel of the Sajjan Jindal…

Kandhamal: 10 years later justice still eludes survivors EXCLUSIVE Interview with Father Ajay Singh

Anti-Christian violence broke out in Kandhamal district of Odisha in August 2008 following the brutal murder of Swami Lakshmanand Saraswati. The violence followed the path of his 200 kilometer funeral procession as it made its way across the region, leaving fire and blood in its wake. Thousands of people were rendered homeless and forced to…

सत्ता के रथ तले रौंदा जा रहा है न्याय झूठे अभियोगों के जाल में मानव अधिकार के रक्षकों को फंसाया जा रहा है

अपने आलोचकों और मानवाधिकार रक्षकों (HRDs) को चुप कराने के लिए सरकार अक्सर अपने संस्थान, तंत्र और कानूनी प्रावधान का उपयोग करती है. निम्नलिखित कुछ मामले हैं, जहां राज्य ने HRDs को परेशान करने के लिए झूठे, नकली या दुर्भावनापूर्ण आरोपों का इस्तेमाल किया है या उन्हें खुद को बेगुनाह साबित करने के लिए एक छोर से दूसरे छोर…

Odisha farmers begin Satyagraha in every district demanding of Pension, MSP hike Over 300 farmers on indefinite hunger strike, 'sit-in' protests outside all District Collectorates

((This story was originally published on March 14 and updated on March 16, 2018)) Farmers in Odisha have launched a Satyagrah for their rights across 22 districts in the state. They are holding ‘sit-in’ protests outside each District Collectorate office. Soon after the long march of farmers in Maharashtra, Odisha peasants and farmers had staged a massive…

Waging Wars on Women’s bodies Reflections from the Institutional Murder of Kunduli minor girl

If indeed the struggle of (wo)man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting, Adivasi, Dalit and Kashmiri women have been waging this battle for a dignified life for a long time. Yet, every time their marginalized identity, located in their socio-political and spatial context accompanied by a sheer absence of institutional support mechanisms,…

POSCO False Cases : Support CJP’s Campaign Sign our Online Petition to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today!

Many Adivasis in Odisha, who are trying to protect their land, forests and water resources from corporate houses that threaten not just their way of life but also the delicate ecology of the region, are being booked under false cases and thrown in jail. We have written a letter to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to intervene and immediately…

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Join CJP’s campaign to quash False Cases against Adivasis in Odisha Sign petition to CM Naveen Patnaik NOW!

CJP is focusing its resources in helping Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) being targeted with false cases for fighting from the ground, to negotiate the Indian legal system and continue the good fight. Battling False and Mala-fide cases in the Courts is a Special Focus Action Area of CJP. CJP has been following up the developments…

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