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Tribal girls abused, raped in Chhattisgarh govt hostels

Mar 29, 2013

Tribal girls abused, raped in Chhattisgarh govt hostels

An IBN7 investigation revealed how tribal girls were sexually abused routinely in government run schools and ashrams in remote corners of Chhattisgarh. #ThatsJustWrong #Chhattisgarh #Raman Singh #tribal rights #Child sexual abuse #hostels
Vedanta vs the government: Just a lovers' tiff?

Dec 19, 2012

Vedanta vs the government: Just a lovers' tiff?

Vedanta has announced it's closing one refinery in Odisha. It's not getting enough bauxite. Is this a victory for the activists long protesting Vedanta? Or just a temporary blip in the clout of crony capitalism? #Arundhati Roy #Niyamgiri #tribal rights #GoodReads #Vedanta Aluminium
Mainstreaming the Jarawas would be a disaster: Tribal rights body

Jan 14, 2012

Mainstreaming the Jarawas would be a disaster: Tribal rights body

As the Centre plans to discuss the possibility of inclusion of Jarawa tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands into the mainstream, tribal rights body 'Survival International' today said such steps would be prove to be a disaster. #NewsTracker #Andaman and Nicobar Islands #tribal rights #Jarawa #Survival International #Indigenous People

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What about our own racism towards tribals?

Nov 13, 2011

What about our own racism towards tribals?

As India became 'administered' forests were cut down to establish plantations, canals were constructed and agriculture was brought to arid areas. Did this land management benefit all equally? #ConnectTheDots #Maoists #Conservation #Forest Rights Act #tribal rights

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What about our own racism towards tribals?

Aug 10, 2014

Afghan actor links cultures as US war interpreter

(AP) -- Fahim Fazli's screen career was beginning to take off, with roles in blockbusters like "Iron Man," when the Afghanistan-born actor decided it was time to give back to the country that had taken him in after he fled Russian occupation a quarte... #Afghanistan #Hollywood #New Hampshire #Tom Hanks #Helmand Province #Charlie Wilson #Mike Nichols #Iron Man
What about our own racism towards tribals?

Aug 11, 2014

Islamic militants crush tribal uprising in Syria

(AP) -- Islamic militants have crushed a tribal uprising against their rule in eastern Syria after three days of clashes in a string of villages near the border with Iraq, killing and beheading opponents along the way, activists said Monday. The figh... #Syria #Iraq #Turkey #United Kingdom #Al-Qaeda #Aleppo, Syria
What about our own racism towards tribals?

Aug 19, 2014

Edinburgh festival 2014: 10 questions for Sara Pascoe

The comic on making gags about your partner, artistic paranoia and whether comedy can ever be an agent of social change Review: Sara Pascoe takes lively tour of her magpie mind 10 questions for Mark Watson You said last year that as Edinburgh goes on... #Edinburgh #Mark Watson