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Bringing Change, One Video at a Time

 
/ March 7, 2013

Every year on Women’s Day, in Karauli District, in India’s Rajsthan, the state transport authority allows women to travel for free wherever they want. “Women leap at the opportunity to leave their husbands at home and go out. In an otherwise deeply chauvinistic society this is one of those rare...

Support Acid Attack Survivor Chanchal’s Fight for Justice

 
/ March 4, 2013

On 21/10/2012, four men threw acid on Chanchal Paswan, 19 and her sister, 15 while they were asleep on their terrace. The attack was a direct result of Chanchal’s opposition to continuous sexual harassment by the men. The below video report by Video Volunteers Community Correspondent and women’s rights activist,...

UPDATE, 3rd March: Bomb attack on PPSS Meeting Kills Three

 
/ March 3, 2013

On 2nd March 2013 the anti-POSCO movement was met with a fresh instance of violence and oppression when bombs were hurled at around 6:30 pm into a meeting room of Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti, at Patna Village, Dhinkia, Jagatsinghpur. The bomb killed Manas Jena – Age 32 on the spot...

 
/ February 7, 2013

UPDATE, 7th February: Government Halts Land Acquisition in Jagatsinghpur The government of Odisha has temporarily halted the land acquisition drive in Dhinkia Panchayat however there are still 2 platoons of police present. We urge the supporters to keep the pressure on the government to ensure that there is no further...

Voices of the People Vs POSCO: Updates from Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha

 
/ February 4, 2013

JAGATSINGHPUR, ODISHA: At 4AM on 3rd February 2013, twelve platoons of police forcefully entered villages, Dhinkia and Govindpur to take over forest land. These villages have been at the centre of a seven year long resistance movement against the Korean steel company POSCO which seeks to build a port and...

Voices of the People Vs POSCO: Updates from Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha

 
/ February 3, 2013

JAGATSINGHPUR, ODISHA: At 4AM on 3rd February 2013, twelve platoons of police forcefully entered villages, Dhinkia and Govindpur to take over forest land. These villages have been at the centre of a seven year long resistance movement against the Korean steel company POSCO which seeks to build a port and...