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India: Campaigners against mine abducted by gunmen

, Index number: ASA 20/020/2010

Two leaders of the Dongria Kondh indigenous communities, campaigning against a proposed bauxite mine in the Niyamgiri Hills in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, were abducted by unidentified gunmen on 9 August 2010. The authorities have not yet begun an investigation.

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