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8 August 2002
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Autor(a): Lisa Schlein, Voice of America

A United Nations committee is holding a special two-day meeting to examine the issue of descent, or caste-based, discrimination...Ms. Burnad [of the Tamil Nadu Women's Forum] said the economic, social, political and cultural rights of Dalit are...

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2 July 2002
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Autor(a): Human Rights Watch, document for U.N. Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Written statement submitted by Human Rights Watch [includes references to India, South Asia generally, Africa generally, Japan, Senegal, Nigeria, Mauritania, Somalia, Gambia, Cameroon]

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28 May 2002
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Autor(a): Nityanand Jayaraman, CorpWatch India

On 22 April, 2002, more than 2,000 irate protestors, consisting mostly of indigenous people and dalits (oppressed castes), gathered at the gates of the Hindustan Coca Cola factory in Plachimada, Palghat district, Kerala. Residents from the villages...

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15 April 2002
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Autor(a): CSR World, based on article in The Business Standard [India]

"Only 12 per cent of the companies surveyed responded that they have a policy on human rights, with another 35 percent saying they had a policy on anti-discrimination against women/ men, caste and religion."

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23 November 2001
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Autor(a): Kalyani, Oneworld South Asia

Human rights and anti-discrimination campaigners are urging India and the European Union to tackle issues of caste prejudice at a summit which opens in New Delhi Friday...many [Dalits] are still denied access to land, forced to work in degrading...

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7 September 2001
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Autor(a): The Sowetan [Johannesburg]

Representatives of the Indian Dalit 'untouchable' caste attending the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) began a hunger strike yesterday, in a bid to ensure that their concerns are addressed in the final conference declaration.

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4 September 2001
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Autor(a): Martin Macwan [Convenor of the National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights] and Margaret Huang [Program D-director for Asia and the Middle East of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights], in International Herald Tribune

It is time to place caste discrimination squarely on the global agenda.

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29 August 2001
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Autor(a): Human Rights Watch

A Report by Human Rights Watch for the United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. Durban, South Africa, September 2001

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29 August 2001
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Autor(a): Human Rights Watch

Caste-based discrimination blights the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world, and the World Conference Against Racism should have the issue squarely on its agenda, Human Rights Watch urged in a new report released today. The 60-page...

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1 March 2001
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A conference in preparation for the UN World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, 1-4 March 2001, New Delhi, India

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