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
“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).
Free Event All Welcome