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Blatant Attempts to Discredit Greenpeace

Feature story | August 6, 2014 at 19:30

As the countdown to the Gram Sabha begins, the tactics used to try and discredit the movement, silence opposition and scuttle the Gram Sabha only get dirtier. In the latest outrageous attempt to disparage Greenpeace's work in Mahan, fake letters...

Van Satyagrahi Granted Bail

Feature story | June 5, 2014 at 17:05

After spending almost three weeks in jail, Van Satyagrahi and member of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti, Bechan Lal Shah is finally out on bail. 200 people joined him as he walked out of jail, each one greeting him either with a warm hug or tears of joy.

Three Out of Four Van Satyagrahis Granted Bail

Press release | May 10, 2014 at 4:02

May 9, 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: Greenpeace and MSS will approach the High Court for the release of the fourth satyagrahi as peaceful protest is not a crime.

MSS prevents Essar officials from demarcating trees in Mahan's forest

Feature story | May 6, 2014 at 19:19

Violating the rights of the people of Mahan, Essar's officials have been marking trees to demarcate forest areas about to get the axe. On May 5, the officials came up against members of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) when they returned to the...

Over Forty hours in jail, and three activists released, one still held in Singrauli

Feature story | May 11, 2014 at 14:06

"To get arrested and jailed for standing up, does not only show courage - but it's the only thing that will release us from the actual confines of human suppression" ~ Anonymous

The People of Mahan Have Prevailed

Feature story | July 23, 2014 at 19:27

The oft-repeated quote by Mahatma Gandhi, "First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win," is extraordinarily apt for the heartening news for people's power in Mahan.

Forged Gram Sabha Complaint: Jabalpur HC Takes Singrauli SP to Task

Feature story | July 16, 2014 at 18:06

The issue of the forged signatures in the Gram Sabha resolution has received a boost from the Jabalpur High Court. The HC has pulled up the Superintendent of Police of Singrauli for not taking action on the complaint filed by the villagers on the...

Police Seize Communication Equipment in Mahan: Mahan Gram Sabha to be Held ‘Behind a...

Feature story | July 29, 2014 at 20:37

The latest in police excesses in Amelia village, Singrauli district- Madhya Pradesh took place today when a Greenpeace mobile phone signal booster was confiscated by local police today, along with other communication equipment. This is especially...

Arrested & Beaten Up: All for Saving Forests!

Feature story | May 8, 2014 at 20:10

You cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revolution. You can only be the revolution. It is in your spirit, or it is nowhere. ~ Ursula LeGuin

A Call For Justice To Unresponsive Singrauli Administrators

Feature story | May 19, 2014 at 21:01

Supporters joined Van Satyagrahis from Mahan for a peaceful protest outside the collectors office in Waidhan, Singrauli today. Forest rights activists have been treated unfairly by Singrauli's administration and police and supporters heavily...

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