Defend the Defenders: Human Rights Law Network

Self Introspection Fast

Presently Social activists working in central part of India on Tribal issue are facing much repression from police and mining mafia goons. Most of the activists in these areas are raising issues related to rights of local villagers over land water and forest. Activism of these activists adversely affects politically powerful and rich people. 

To draw attention on attacks on tribal Human Rights Defenders a Self Introspection Fast at Jantar Mantar, Delhi was organized between 1st June to 5th June, 2013. This fast was very successful and drew attention nationally and internationally. This was covered by a large number of media including Al-Jazeera and Tehelka.

Hundreds of activists joined this five day fast and a very good atmosphere was created.

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