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News from the Dongria Kondh

Government approves controversial mine

The Indian government has given Britain’s Vedanta Resources final approval to start a controversial bauxite mine in the hills of the Dongria Kondh tribe.

Joanna Lumley narrates new film about remote tribe

British actress Joanna Lumley has narrated a new film for Survival International. ‘Mine: story of a sacred mountain’ reveals the hidden story of the remote Dongria Kondh tribe in India and their battle to stop a vast bauxite mine destroying their land and

7,000 march against British mining company Vedanta

Thousands of protestors in India marched against British mining firm Vedanta on Saturday, to oppose the company’s plans to mine a sacred mountain and feed its aluminium refinery.