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Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the people of Koodankulam

Press release | September 10, 2012 at 18:04

CHENNAI, September 10, 2012 - Greenpeace, an environmental watchdog, today condemns the government of Tamil Nadu for its continuous crackdown and use of force on anti-nuclear protest at the Koodankulam nuclear power plant. Police fired teargas...

Greenpeace condemns police brutality on the people of Kudankulam

Feature story | September 14, 2012 at 12:51

India is the largest democracy in the world, but the events that took place in Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu starting September 10, 2012 makes one wonder if this is true. Not the largest part but if we really are a democracy.

Children of Koodankulam

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | October 9, 2012

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...

Tsunami Colony: a story of despair, disturbance and displacement

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | September 24, 2012

The protest against the Koodankulam nuclear plant is one of the longest peaceful movements in the history of India after the Gandhian movement. Even among the many anti-nuclear movements globally, the Koodankulam protests are seen as...

Realities of the Koodankulam anti-nuclear protests

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | September 17, 2012

My journey to Koodankulam started on the evening of September 16 from Bangalore city. As I was about to board the bus I received a message on my cell phone saying, "200 people detained in Tuticorin. Are you one among them?" At first I...

Koodankulam protesters tell their story

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | September 19, 2012

Today was my third day at Idinthakarai. Finally after two days I could catch some sleep in the parish house where the priests stay. The people of Idinthikarai sleep under the same roof because they fear that the police repression might...

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