14 Feb 2013

The situation in Odisha is calming down as solidarity is rising, but remains precarious

The situation in Odisha is calming down as solidarity is rising, but remains precarious

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Since February 11th the situation seems to be calming down in the anti-POSCO struggle in Odisha. The government agreed to stop the land acquisition process, still pretending to start it again asap. The POSCO project, although stopped for now, is maintained as such :

http://newindianexpress.com/nation/article1458673.ece

Under the pressure of various political parties, and because the police brutalities have stopped for now, the leader of the anti-POSCO struggle has ended his fast, but he warns the government that new resistance will be shown if the POSCO project is maintained :

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Sahoo-off-fast-as-Posco-goes-slow/articleshow/18439411.cms

Numerous solidarity actions are happening currently in India and at global level :

http://sanhati.com/event/6127/

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-02-10/bhubaneswar/37019618_1_posco-site-police-brutality-land-acquisition

Your solidarity actions are helpful to the people on the ground : please continue to maintain the pressure in all non-violent ways!

https://www.change.org/en-IN/petitions/cm-odisha-stop-diversion-of-forest-land-use-of-police-force-against-residents-peoplevsposco?utm_campaign=url_share_before_sign&utm_medium=url_share&utm_source=share_petition#share

 

 

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