Report Launching and Storytelling

From Raigarh to Bastar : Women`s Voices against the Corporate Looting in Chhattisgarh

An evening of storytelling, report launching and discussion about the health impacts of mining, people`s resistance and violence against women in Chhattisgarh

Friday 18th of August, 6-9 pm

Amnesty International UK Seminar Room

25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA

Organised by IndiaMatters UK & London Mining Network,

Chaired by Santosh Dass, MBE, Vice-Chair, Anti Caste Discrimination Alliance President, Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Organisations UK

Programme:

“Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh and its Impacts on People”

Report launch on the pollution from opencast coal mining and related industries and people`s resistance in the district of Raigarh, Chhattisgarh. Presented by Dr Smarajit Jana ( public health expert from India).

Video clips and Discussion.

“If the trees could speak: Tales of epic struggles in the Dandakar Forest”

Storytelling weaving the Ramayana with the contemporary story of a woman human rights defender. Told by Kerima Mohideen

Soni Sori speaking through video (tbc).

Discussion.

Free Event  All Welcome

 

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