ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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State Repression in Kashipur

The state government of Orissa has once again unleashed repression on the anti-mining movement of Kashipur by defying all democratic norms. Six people were injured during protests against the police at Karol in December 2004, which was widely seen as an attempt to suppress resistance against the proposed bauxite mine and alumina plant. The forces deployed in the area regularly visit the weekly markets to beat and threaten people, check vehicles and search local activists.

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