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The lonely struggle of India’s anti-nuclear protesters via The Guardian

Women are leading protests in Tamil Nadu state against a power plant – yet few people in India know the village they’re from, let alone support their cause Behind the Lourdes Matha church in Idinthakarai, a fishing village at the … Continue reading

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India’s nuclear solution to global warming is generating huge domestic protests via the Center for Public Integrity

By Adrian Levy Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, INDIA — In a town riven by blackouts every summer, the startup in December of commercial operations for a multi-billion-dollar, Russian-built nuclear reactor near here would ordinarily have been a cause for celebration. It … Continue reading

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Koodankulam: An Unfettered Struggle via counter currents.org

The first weekend of January 2014 was special for us living in Idinthakarai, the coastal village most affected by the ill famed Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant. Our village was the venue for the National Convention of anti-nuke movements for two … Continue reading

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After forming govt in Delhi, AAP reaches out to anti-Kudankulam protesters via Indiatoday

After forming government in Delhi, looks like AAP is reaching out to other states also by picking up the local issues. AAP’s support to anti-Kudankulam protests could turn political. AAP’s Prashant Bhushan held meeting with anti-Kudankulam protests leader SP Udayakumar … Continue reading

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David Bradbury on Idinthakarai’s anti-nuclear front line via Independent Australit.net

Award winning Australian filmmaker, David Bradbury, describes in chilling detail his visit to the epicentre of the Kudankulam anti-nuclear struggle in India – the beautiful seaside town of Idinthakarai. I KNEW we were in trouble when the young auto-rickshaw driver … Continue reading

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1 Democratic protest. 8,000 Sedition cases. Is this a free country? via Tehelka

The protest over the nuclear plant in Koodankulam has claimed the livelihood of thousands, with bogus charges filed and restrictions on their occupation, reports Soumik Mukherjee IDINTHAKARAI, A small coastal village in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district, overlooks a horizon dotted … Continue reading

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