Multinational Mining Company faces Protests from Indigenous Community

Kondh People Protesting via Red Amazon

Kondh People Protesting via Red Amazon

An ingenious group is protesting a mining project on the eastern coast of India. The Kondh people are against the mine because it violates their rights to the land.

Nyamgiri Hill via South Asia One World

Nyamgiri Hill via South Asia One World

A firm hired by the mining company says the project has been misrepresented. CO3 says Vedanta Ltd. a track record of sustainability  projects. Tim Purcell from the firm, says the mining project would provide benefits for the states of Orissa as a whole.

Vedanta via Survival

Vedanta via Survival

A non profit group is supporting the indigenous community’s protest against Vedanta’s mining project.

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(the audio piece linked above is a package I composed, and the audio of the Kondh people at the begining and end is thanks to Survival International)

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