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South Asia update

Published by MAC on 2007-07-03

South Asia update

3rd July 2007

Further to last week's posting on Jindal's controversial proposal to mine and refine bauxite from Indigenous Peoples' land in eastern Andhra Pradesh, there have been further resolutions passed against the development, notably refusing the necessary water for processing.

Also the Madras High Court has formed an experts' committee to assess the health condition of former workers who appear to be suffering from exposure to mercury.

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