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INDIA: Sugarcane cutters starving and living in abject poverty in Surat, Gujarat

Further to our Hunger Alert, HA-07-2005 issued on April 11, 2005, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) would like to provide you with the following pictures depicting the current living conditions of the adivasis living in camps under the Bardoli Sugar Factory in Surat, Gujarat.

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ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION - URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM

13 April 2005

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HU-03-2005: INDIA: Sugarcane cutters starving and living in abject poverty in Surat, Gujarat

INDIA: Hunger, denial of right to livelihood, delays in justice, corruption
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Dear friends,

Further to our Hunger Alert, HA-07-2005 issued on April 11, 2005, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) would like to provide you with the following pictures depicting the current living conditions of the adivasis living in camps under the Bardoli Sugar Factory in Surat, Gujarat.

Urgent Appeals Desk -- Hunger Alert
Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)
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UPDATED INFORMATION:

Camp Location:
Near Dhodansa, Vaghnera, Tansadabar camps under Bardoli Sugar Factory, taluka Mandvi, District Surat, Gujarat, India
Name of victim: Mr. Manilal, age 34, Ms. Shilaben, age 28, and many other adivasis employed by the Bardoli Sugar Factory.

Pictures:

1. Camp homes made of stick and tarpaulins

2. Cooking meals with the little resources the adivasis have

3. Children wandering the campsite without supervision or schooling

 

 

Thank you.

Urgent Appeals Programme -- Hunger Alert
Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

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