Media kit: Dongria Kondh mining decision

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Video

Free broadcast quality video is available for use online and for broadcast. This includes footage from Niyamgiri, interviews with Dongria Kondh leaders and an interview with a Survival campaigner on the mining decision. Please contact our media centre for details of our FTP server.

Survival’s short film Mine: Story of a Sacred Mountain is also available free for broadcast or use online. It has been seen over 600,000 times on the Survival website and on YouTube.

Mine – Story of a Sacred MountainThis short film, narrated by Joanna Lumley, tells the story of the Dongria Kondh’s resistance. Vedanta are intent on constructing an open-cast mine on their land and thereby destroying the tribes sacred mountain and with it everything they know.

The Supreme Court has given the Dongria three months to decide whether to allow mining in the hills.


Pictures

The following hi-res pictures may be used without charge online and in print when covering the mining decision.

A Dongria Kondh woman picks millet in Niyamgiri, IndiaA Dongria Kondh woman picks millet in Niyamgiri, India
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Dongria Kondh woman in millet field, Orissa, IndiaDongria Kondh woman in millet field, Orissa, India
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Dongria Kondh man, Niyamgiri, OrissaDongria Kondh man, Niyamgiri, Orissa
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Dongria Kondh children swing from a tree in Niyamgiri, OrissaDongria Kondh children swing from a tree in Niyamgiri, Orissa
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Dongria girl, Niyamgiri Hills, IndiaDongria girl, Niyamgiri Hills, India
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Dongria Kondh woman picking millet in Niyamgiri, IndiaDongria Kondh woman picking millet in Niyamgiri, India
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Dongria Kondh woman picking millet in Niyamgiri, IndiaDongria Kondh woman picking millet in Niyamgiri, India
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Dongria Kondh man in Niyamgiri, IndiaDongria Kondh man in Niyamgiri, India
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Dongria Kondh protest against Vedanta Resources, NiyamgiriDongria Kondh protest against Vedanta Resources, Niyamgiri
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Dongria Kondh protest against Vedanta Resources, Niyamgiri, IndiaDongria Kondh protest against Vedanta Resources, Niyamgiri, India
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Vedanta's aluminium refinery at Lanjigarh, Odisha, seen from the Niyamgiri HillsVedanta's aluminium refinery at Lanjigarh, Odisha, seen from the Niyamgiri Hills
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Vedanta's aluminium refinery in Lanjigarh, Odisha, IndiaVedanta's aluminium refinery in Lanjigarh, Odisha, India
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Dongria Kondh children dance, NiyamgiriDongria Kondh children dance, Niyamgiri
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Protest at the Vedanta AGM 2009.Protest at the Vedanta AGM 2009.
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Protestors wave placards outside Vedanta's 2009 AGM.Protestors wave placards outside Vedanta's 2009 AGM.
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Anil Agarwal, Vedanta Resources' ChairmanAnil Agarwal, Vedanta Resources' Chairman
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Anil Agarwal, Vedanta Resources' ChairmanAnil Agarwal, Vedanta Resources' Chairman
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Two Na’vi protested outside Vedanta’s AGM, July 2010 Two Na’vi protested outside Vedanta’s AGM, July 2010
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Two Na’vi protested outside Vedanta’s AGM. Two Na’vi protested outside Vedanta’s AGM.
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