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Press Release: No Solution in Sight For Rohingya

For Immediate Release — The stark reality is that there are still around 2,500 Rohingya who are stranded in the Andaman Sea. Their exact location is unknown. Their exact number is unknown and the condition of those on board is unknown.   The families they’ve left behind, their compatriots who have managed to reach shores, […]

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‘Adivasi Campaign’ demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance, 2014 By Gladson Dungdung

‘Adivasi Campaign’ demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance, 2014 By Gladson Dungdung In order to address historic injustices committed against mainly indigenous peoples of India under the Land Acquisition Act of 1894, the Government of India enacted the ‘Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013’ (LARRA) on 27 […]

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Acclaimed Book by The Gandhi Foundation 2007 Peace Award Recipients Media Lens

Since 2001, Media Lens has encouraged thousands of readers to challenge the filtered and distorted version of the world provided by major newspapers and broadcasters. The media responses, collected in Newspeak, are an exposé of the arrogance and servility to power of our leading journalists and editors, starring Andrew Marr, Alan Rusbridger, Roger Alton, Jon […]

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Mahatma Gandhi Statue Unveiled in Parliament Square

Historic Statue of Mahatma Gandhi Unveiled in Parliament Square   Political leaders led by Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were joined by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan at the unveiling ceremony of the bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square. The statue will stand alongside […]

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‘Adivasi Campaign’ demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance 2014

  A letter from Gladson Dungdung, Convenor of Adivasi Campaign for Human Rights   On behalf of the “Adivasi Campaign for Human Rights”, I have the pleasure to share its first brief report, “Adivasi Campaign demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance, 2014” which is available to view at: http://www.adivasirights.org/full_news.php?news_id=2 The ‘Adivasi Campaign for Human Rights’ (Adivasi Campaign) has […]

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Plans announced for Gandhi statue to be erected in London’s Parliament Square

The Foreign Secretary and Chancellor have announced plans for a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, the inspiration for non-violent civil rights movements around the world, to be erected in Parliament Square. A monument in a location of symbolic value for our democracy is a fitting tribute to this great man, which will inspire us all to […]

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Gandhi in the Boer War

Was this Gandhi’s worst decision? By George Paxton

2014 has been chosen by the British Government to commemorate the start of the Great War. The idea strikes me as very odd, unless its aim is to encourage a determined effort to avoid war in the future. But there is little sign of that in the everyday business of government. However the commemoration does give opponents of war […]

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