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The recent order by the Supreme Court (thehindu.com/news/national/…) in the #ForestRightsCase risks reversing hard won recognition of rights for India’s forest dwellers. Thread (1/10)
The case was brought by a group of conservation organisations that question the constitutional validity of the #ForestRightsAct, reflecting an old and discredited paradigm of #FortressConservation. thehindu.com/opinion/lead/w… (2/10)
A number of us wrote an open letter to these organisations in 2014, pointing out the risks of this petition for the conservation cause in India, and inviting them to withdraw the case. forestrightsact.com/2014/04/06/joi… (3/10)
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So journalists doing stories after printing views of every side in the #Aadhaar debate is labelled as "activism". As if "activism" is a bad thing. But, here are a few questions for @Product_Nation and it's volunteers #Thread
1. Is it a #Conflict of #Interest when you use public money to build a system and then create or join private corporations to draw business from that very system?
2. Can you serve as a GoI employee and also serve on boards, companies that are drawing knowledge, business, profits from what you are building from inside the Government? #Aadhaar #CronyCapitalism
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