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India so far,

I’m still trying to make sense of this place. So far I’ve only been to one small town and one city so my perception is only based on Bangalore and Gudalur in Southern India, thus far. 374 more words

Soni Sori and the Battle for the Forest


8% of the Indian population are Adivasis (Indigenous people),which amounts to over 84 million people. Chhattisgarh is home to 38% of India`s Adivasis. Historically, many were forced from richer farming areas onto more marginal, heavily forested highland areas. 1,182 more words

Environmental And Social Justice

Snapshots of eastern India

Alex Edeson is author of Three Buzzes Please, a romantic travel novel set in India. Three Buzzes Please is available for Kindle and as paperback here.


Central India: There Are No Rights, No Constitution, No Rule Of Law. Is This Democracy?

In the last three months, I have extensively traveled to different parts of Central India (Chhattisgarh ,Odisha and Jharkhand) and what surprises me, is that nothing has changed over 6 years. 692 more words

Who is Somo Odhikar?

Yesterday’s attack on the motorcade of Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission injured Commission member Dr Iftekharuzzaman, also executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), Rangamati sadar police station Officer-in-Charge… 1,274 more words