Mining Lives (20 images)

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A photo essay about the people's struggle against the POSCO project and large-scale forced acquisition of lands by the State for the proposed POSCO steel plant in the region. The majority of these villages are not ready to leave the forest lands on which they have been cultivating betel vines and cashew for centuries because it will destroy their livelihoods.

Large scale tree clearance under strong and armed paramilitary supervision is also under way. The SP also maintained that...
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