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17 May, 2010

Macabre drama in Orissa: Nachiketa Desai’s reports

A macabre drama is unfolding in poverty-stricken Orissa where the state government has begun to crush over a dozen peaceful people’s movements against forciblel eviction from their land and other sources of livelihood to help giant multinational corporations usurp mineral-rich forest and fertile agricultural land, writes journalist Nachiketa Desai in a report circulated by Countercurrents.

See “Conspiracy against non-violent resistance movements in Orissa

See also article “Orissa: Miners’ Paradise” by Nachiketa Desai

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