An official team of Anakapalle district of Andhra Pradesh visited Jeelugulova hamlet as the NHRC sought a status report from the Tribal Welfare Department on facilities in the tribal village following a complaint lodged by Indigenous Lawyers Association of India (ILAI).
Rape of a minor tribal girl by forest official: NHRC says delay in non-payment of compensation amounts to harassment, directs DM to expedite payment of compensation
Taking a serious note of the callous attitude of the government officials, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) directed the District Magistrate, Thane district in Maharashtra to expedite and ensure immediate release and disbursement of the sanctioned compensation to a minor tribal girl who was raped by a forest official. The case pertains to the […]
Arunachal hydropower project that entails felling of 2.7 lakh trees irks lawyer’s body, The New Indian Express
The New Indian Express05/06/2020 GUWAHATI: Joining environmentalists and wildlife activists, a lawyers’ body, “Indigenous Lawyers Association of India” (AILA) urged the Centre and Arunachal Pradesh government to cancel the Dibang Valley Hydropower Project. The 3,097 MW project in Arunachal, to be developed by Etalin Hydro Electric Power Company Limited, is a joint venture between Jindal […]
“Reverse Migration” of Tribal Migrants Due to Lockdown Can Destroy India’s Indigenous Population: Says Study, India Tomorrow
India Tomorrow08/04/2020 NEW DELHI, APRIL 8—A joint study conducted by the Indigenous Lawyers Association of India (ILAI) and Denmark-based International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) has said that the “reverse migration” if indigenous people in the post-lockdown period can destroy India’s tribal communities largely concentrated in 10 states, besides the country Northeastern region. Titled […]