Tuesday, February 09, 2010


Here's a chilling photo from today's FT of Amnesty International supporters protesting about Vedanta's proposal to dig a huge bauxite mine in the woodlands of the Niyamgiri Hills in eastern India. The Church of England sold its stake in Vedanta last week on concerns about its lack of respect for human rights.


Anonymous kinglear said...

As ( almost) a non-sequitur, do you know that the charity in Scotland that gets the third largest amount of donations is Amnesty? I was astonished

5:46 pm  
Blogger Winchester whisperer said...

I did not know that. What % of its funds go to Scotland?

7:03 pm  
Anonymous kinglear said...

Ah that's another matter - probably only to Labour Councillors and politicians who are banged up....

9:35 am  
Blogger Eurodog said...

Remember Bhopal?

9:44 am  

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