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Bauxite Battlefields – A Video Story of the Dongria Kondh tribe versus Vedanta battle by Survival International

Posted in Tribes with tags , , , , on 15 July 2010 by indiasecuritymonitor

www.survivalinternational.org is an NGO which works for tribal peoples’ rights in three complementary ways: education, advocacy and campaigns. They also offer tribal people a platform to address the world. As part of this campaign, they have come out with an 11 minute movie on the impending assault on the Niyamgiri bauxite reserves and it’s people, the Dongria Kondh tribe, by the infamous Vedanta Resources.

Featured below is an absolutely brilliant 11 minute documentary which brings out the crux of the issue.

This video needs to be viewed in relation to our post entitled ‘How Iron Mines led to Land Mines’.

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