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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Even though South Korean steel major POSCO has withdrawn from Odisha, more than 2500 acres of fertile agricultural land is yet to be handed over to villagers affected by the project.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…

CJP stands by the Adivasis of Odisha in POSCO In conversation with Adv. Devyani Kulkarni

The battle against POSCO, one of the most effective resistances the country has witnessed in the recent past is not over yet. The South Korean corporate giant has retreated from the region but the state doesn’t seem to have ended its war against the Adivasis who fought for their land. POSCO, the biggest foreign direct…

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…

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…

From POSCO to JSW: The Struggle Continues A timeline of the story so far

Protesting villagers and betel cultivators from the Paradip region of Odisha formed themselves into the POSCO Pratirodh Sangharsh Samiti (PPSS), in June 2005- after an MoU was signed between POSCO and Odisha state government.  After winning a hard fought battle against POSCO, the PPSS is now strongly resisting the handing over of 27, 000 acres of…

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