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UN Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Survival names ‘unholy trinity’

Author: Survival International, Published on: 8 August 2008

To mark the UN Day for Indigenous Peoples…Survival International…named its ‘unholy trinity’ – the three worst companies abusing tribal peoples’ rights. They are:
1. Vedanta…determined to construct a bauxite mine on the sacred hills of the Dongria Kondh tribe in Orissa, India...The Dongria Kondh…are resolutely opposed to the mine…
2. Perenco…pushing ahead with drilling in the nothern Peruvian Amazon, despite being warned that its operations risk the lives of uncontacted Indian groups…
3. Samling…in…Malaysia…has been responsible for logging vast areas of rainforest, including the ancestral lands of the nomadic Penan tribe.

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Related companies: Perenco Samling Vedanta Resources