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Questions Posed by a Movement

Questions Posed by a Movement

Over a year ago, we wrote about a protest movement going on in the village of Silger, in Sukma district in the south of Chhattisgarh, against the setting up of a police camp in their village.[1] (We will not repeat here the details given in that article.) As we write this, the movement has completed more tha16 months; and it is still continuing.[Read More…]

by 04/10/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Facts and Fiction of Firing in Silger (Bastar)

Facts and Fiction of Firing in Silger (Bastar)

Written by Bela Bhatia and Jean Drèze Mass protests against the proliferation of CRPF camps have been happening all over Bastar during the last two years, without attracting much media coverage. It is only because of the death of three protestors in police firing on 17 May 2021 that the Silger protest came to light. Silger is a small adivasi[Read More…]

by 27/05/2021 1 comment Human Rights