Outcry as Adivasi activist Gladson Dungdung is prevented from traveling to the UK

Outcry as Adivasi activist Gladson Dungdung is prevented from traveling to the UK

Originally published by Intercontinental Cry on 17/05/16   Last Monday Indian Government authorities prevented well-known Indian indigenous rights activist Gladson Dungdung from boarding a flight to the UK, sparking outcry from the international community who have condemned what appears to be a politically motivated move to muzzle the voices of...

Open Letter: Adivasi rights activist Gladson Dungdung prevented from boarding a Delhi-London Air India Flight

Open Letter: Adivasi rights activist Gladson Dungdung prevented from boarding a Delhi-London Air India Flight

The following open letter to the Indian High Commission was drafted at an academic forum on Wednesday, which was attended by Yes to Life, No to Mining member the Gaia Foundation. It condemns the muzzling of activist and human rights defender Gladson Dungdung and calls for awareness of this injustice...

India: Tribe set to resume David & Goliath battle with mining corporation

India: Tribe set to resume David & Goliath battle with mining corporation

Originally published by Survival International on 1/03/16. Odisha Mining Corporation: The New Goliath A tribe in eastern India are facing a new threat from mining on their ancestral land, despite having won a major “David & Goliath” legal battle in 2014. The Dongria Kondh were originally threatened by international mining...