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Victory for the Forest Dwellers’ Struggle in Rangpo (Kalimpong)

Kolkata High Court orders stoppage of all construction work and eviction of forest dwellers until forest rights are recognized. A GroundXero report.   Today, 18 February 2019, Justice Debangshu Basak’s bench of Kolkata High Court has emphatically said no to all eviction attempts at Rangpo Forest Village, Kalimpong. A writ petition was filed on 7 February […]

‘The exploitative class in Bastar has always been the non-tribals’ – An interview with journalist Kamal Shukla. Part 1.

Kamal Shukla is a Bastar based journalist. He is the editor of ‘Bhumkal Samachar’ newspaper, published from Kanker. Shukla also writes for several local and national news portals, and heads an organisation – the Patrakar Suraksha Kanoon Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti – which seeks a law to protect journalists in the Bastar region. Shukla was recently […]

গড়চিরোলি : ঠান্ডা মাথায় সংগঠিত হত্যাকাণ্ড। মানবাধিকার সংগঠনের রিপোর্ট।

প্রেস বিজ্ঞপ্তি ৭ মে, ২০১৮: মহারাষ্ট্রের গড়চিরোলি জেলায় সংঘটিত সাম্প্রতিক ‘এনকাউন্টার’ কাণ্ডে (Co-ordination of Democratic Rights Organisations (CDRO) , Indian Association People’s Lawyers (IAPL) and Women against State Repression and Sexual Violence (WSS)) সি.ডি.আর.ও , আই.এ.পি.এল. এবং ডব্লিউ.এস.এস এর তথ্যানুসন্ধানকারী দলের রিপোর্ট। মূল ইংরেজি রিপোর্টটি এখানে পাওয়া যাবে। সংঘর্ষের আড়ালে সুপরিকল্পিত হত্যালীলা: গড়চিরোলিতে উন্নয়নের নয়া […]

Forest Communities in Kalimpong fight for their rights

Soumitra Ghosh It is generally known by now that West Bengal has an extremely poor record of implementing the Forest Rights Act (FRA), which is meant to atone for the ‘historic injustice’ committed against millions of marginalized and rights-deprived forest dwellers in the country. While in some areas the implementation process has started haltingly and […]