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News from the Dongria Kondh


Vedanta snubs British government again

Vedanta Resources has once again snubbed a British government investigation into its planned mine in Orissa, India, by labelling government calls for a change in its corporate behaviour ‘one-sided’, and urging it to ‘rest the case’.

Amnesty slams Vedanta Resources

Amnesty International this week released a report condemning the behaviour of FTSE 100 mining company Vedanta Resources.

Tribal people appeal to James Cameron

Tribal peoples’ rights organization Survival International has appealed to Avatar director James Cameron on behalf of an Indian tribe through an advert in the film industry magazine Variety (published today 9 February 2010).

Mining company’s scare tactics against human rights NGO

Metals giant Vedanta Resources’ Indian subsidiary has launched an unprecedented attack on Survival International, apparently to drive their researchers out of an area where the company is planning to mine.