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  • As an Indian, I speak out against Coal Crimes

    Blogpost by Amala Akkineni - October 15, 2012 at 11:44

    Amala Akkineni at Charminar'Lights, camera, action' are three words I have become used to in my professional career. If my stint at Charminar is anything to go by, then 'Arrested 'is going to be a new phrase I will become accustomed to as an activist with Greenpeace India.

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  • Children of Koodankulam

    Blogpost by Ali Abbas - October 9, 2012 at 11:54

    September 25, 2012

    Today, rather than sleeping in the parish house I decided to sleep with protestors under the pandal.  The young men sleep around the border of the pandal to protect the women and children in case there is an attack by the police i...

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  • What will we leave for our future generations?

    Blogpost by Velagapudi Rajesh - October 4, 2012 at 14:42

    RajeshI've been in the Chandrapur forests right from the start of this tree occupation activity. One of my tasks was to help build a secure tree house, before Brikesh came to live in the forest. I've been here for one and a half months and I chose to be her... Read more >

  • Meeting SP Udaykumar

    Blogpost by Ali Abbas - October 3, 2012 at 17:21

    Ever since I came to Idinthikarai, I have been looking for SP Udaykumar, the man who has been leading the movement. He has tremendous support from the people and is fondly called the people's leader.

    Soon after my arrival, I was informed that Udaykum... Read more >

  • "What will you achieve by saving tigers?"

    Blogpost by Brikesh Singh - September 30, 2012 at 11:58

    Visitors from Western Coal fieldsThe highlight of the day was a visit from Western Coal Field employees. The guy to my right in the white shirt who is looking very angry was actually very angry.

    Over the last 27 days I had more than 800 people visit me and not a single person said t... Read more >

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