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Why the Struggle of Dhinkia Deserves Wide Support

Why the Struggle of Dhinkia Deserves Wide Support

The struggle of the people of Dhinkia and nearby villagers ( in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha) to save the local green rural economy based on dhana – mina – pana (paddy, fish and vines of betel leaves , apart from cashew nuts) from the onslaught of highly polluting big industries has acquired a new relevance and resonance in the middle[Read More…]

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Save Dhinkia

Save Dhinkia

To E. Tendayi Achiume, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, Xenophobia and related intolerance, UN Re- Testimony at the civil society expert consultation by Prasant Paikray from India (Odisha) Dear E. Tendayi, I Prasant Paikray, the Spokesperson of Anti Jindal Anti POSCO Movement from Odisha, India do make the following submissions humbly for your understanding and intervention:[Read More…]

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Dhinkia protests against Jindal goes on under severe repression

Dhinkia protests against Jindal goes on under severe repression

Today’s media reports on our visit to Dhinkia do not quite tell the facts. Myself, Lingaraj and Sudarsan Pradhan had accompanied Medha Patkar to ascertain the reports on repression on people opposing the Jindal Steel and other projects in Dhinkia, near Paradip, Odisha. We met with Debendra Swain, people’s movement leader detained since 14 January in Kujang jail and then[Read More…]

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Appeal to demand to end brutal police repression in Dhinkia

Appeal to demand to end brutal police repression in Dhinkia

It is a matter of great concern that mindless mining and aggressive industrialization in Odisha, has become the root cause of deprivation of thousands of innocent people who have been depending on natural resources for generations for sustaining their life and livelihood. Absence of collective political will to take up people’s causes has further added to the worries of the[Read More…]

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Samyukta Kisan Morcha extends support to Struggling Farmers in West Bengal and Odisha

Samyukta Kisan Morcha extends support to Struggling Farmers in West Bengal and Odisha

PROTESTERS AGAINST BIRBHUM COAL PROJECT IN WEST BENGAL MUST BE RELEASED AND CASES WITHDRAWN STOP POLICE AND STATE REPRESSION ON PEASANTS OF DHINKIA IN ODISHA Samyukt Kisan Morcha expresses deep concern at police repression against farmers in Birbhum in West Bengal and Dhinkia in Odisha. These farmers have been protesting against land acquisition for coal mining and industry, respectively, without[Read More…]

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Fabricated cases against people defending their right to livelihood in Dhinkia 

Fabricated cases against people defending their right to livelihood in Dhinkia 

People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) expresses serious concern over the malafide action of the police in implicating local villagers and human rights defenders with fabricated cases following the incident that happened on 19th February, 2022 in Dhinkia. It needs to be noted that in response to a number of PILs about the police repressions in Dhinkia and requesting the[Read More…]

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People and environment of Dhinkia versus the Indian steel industry

People and environment of Dhinkia versus the Indian steel industry

For several months now people of Dhinkia in Jagashinghpur district of Orissa have been protesting against the project of Utkal Steel Industries Ltd. belonging to US$13 billion JSW group, owned by  Sajjan Jindal . On 14th January state atrocity against protesters became inhumane. They were subjected to brutal lathi charge. Elderly-children-women nobody was spared from the ruthless lathi charge. More[Read More…]

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NCHRO condemns the actions of the authoritarian police in Dhinkia village

NCHRO condemns the actions of the authoritarian police in Dhinkia village

NCHRO condemns the actions of the authoritarian police in Dhinkia village, Odisha and the government’s attempt to displace its local populace In the Dhinkia village in Odisha, the collusion of corporations and government is being manifested in the routinely egregious manner. The people there have been protesting against the attempts to displace them and hand over the land to the[Read More…]

by 18/01/2022 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Hands off peasant land! Hands off Dhinkia!

Hands off peasant land! Hands off Dhinkia!

We the undersigned strongly condemn the brutal police violence by Odisha Police that continued for hours on the villagers of Dhinkia in Jagatsinghpur district on January 14.  The villagers of the entire region have been carrying out a protest against land acquisition by the district administration for Jindal Steel Work Utkal Limited. On January 14, as people were gathering for[Read More…]

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Police Beat Up Jindal Steel Protesters  at Dhinkia Village

Police Beat Up Jindal Steel Protesters  at Dhinkia Village

In a shameless and barbaric move several platoons of Odisha police entered Dhinkia village with total disregard to democracy and all constitutional norms. They forcibly broke the wooden barricade and prevented us to go to our betel vines in the morning. As villagers gathered in large number and opposed their way, the police lathi-charged injuring about 30 villagers, some of[Read More…]

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Human Rights Violated And Lives And Livelihoods in Danger In Dhinkia

Human Rights Violated And Lives And Livelihoods in Danger In Dhinkia

The people of Dhinkia in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha have risen in strong protest against Jindal Steel Works and for the protection of their land, lives and livelihoods. As directed by the Odisha government, there is heavy police repression and coercion being carried out for land acquisition which is becoming brutal and inhuman with the passing of each day. All[Read More…]

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Brute Force Used Upon Protesters Against Jindal Steel

Brute Force Used Upon Protesters Against Jindal Steel

Greetings from Anti- Jindal & Anti- POSCO Movement, Odisha, India! The state government run by Mr. Nabin Pattnaik is making brutal police action against our people in order to hand over the 2900 acres of fertile agricultural land to the ruthless Indian steel major Jindal Steel led by industrialist Sajjan Jindal. After POSCO India fiasco which ended by 2015-2016, JSW[Read More…]

by 25/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
An Open Letter to the Chief Minister of Odisha over the ongoing police repression in Dhinkia

An Open Letter to the Chief Minister of Odisha over the ongoing police repression in Dhinkia

    To, Shri Naveen Pattnaik Chief Minister of Odisha Dear Shri Pattnaik, We, the undersigned, are shocked and deeply concerned over the ongoing police repression on the peasants and betel growers of Dhinkia, Gobindpur and Nuagaon villages of Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha who for seventeen years have used the most democratic means to resist the forceful acquisition of land[Read More…]

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Again Police Repression in Dhinkia

Again Police Repression in Dhinkia

Around 2pm on 20th Dec, 2021, the villagers of Dhinkia made a massive demonstration against the state and police repression at Mahala village border. Suddenly police forces entered Dhinkia village from back side and started thrashing and beating people. Some villagers sustained severe injuries. The police have arbitrarily arrested two persons Mr. Ajodhya Swain and Ms. Milirani Swain without any[Read More…]

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Brutal attacks by police on the villagers of Dhinkia

Brutal attacks by police on the villagers of Dhinkia

While the Odisha State administration was continuously warning people to stay indoors to remain safe from the impending cyclonic storm, the Jagatsinghpur district police entered the village Dhinkia under Erasama Block to arrest some people around 4.30 a.m. on 4th December, 2021. People resisted the police attack and a bloody fight ensued. The media reported the incident next day. Notably,[Read More…]

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