Thursday, October 16, 2008

Make Poverty History Action

Action to mark International day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17th).

Risk of forced evictions in Orissa, India
Local indigenous communities living in Orissa, India, are at risk of forced evictions after a Supreme Court decision to allow Sterlite India to mine for bauxite. Call on the Government of Orissa to implement a full consultation with the local affected community before any taking any decisions which could affect their livelihoods.

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