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Author: Usha Ramanathan, Honorary Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi
On January 2, 2006, police opened fire on tribals who were preventing the takeover of their land for setting up industries in Kalinganagar in Orissa. Twelve tribals were killed. A journey through Kalinganagar tracked the trouble unerringly to...
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Author: People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Orissa [India]
By not conferring the tenancy rights upon the local people over the land, which has been in their possession at the time of Estate abolition in 1951, successive governments have deprived the people of their legal rights over land and livelihood...The...
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USA: American Express, Visa & MasterCard prevent their cards from being used to pay for sex ads on Backpage.com
Critics claim the site is used to sexually exploit young women and plays a role in sex trafficking in the USA by hosting thousands of ads for prostitutes. The company is suing an Illinois sheriff for damages after he convinced the credit card companie...