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India: Police try to forcibly evict farmers in India: Further information

, Index number: ASA 20/028/2011

On 10 June 2011, police marched into Govindpur village, Jagatsinghpur district, Orissa state, India, intending to forcibly evict farmers from common land. After several hours of tense but peaceful protest by villagers, the police retreated, threatening to return soon to continue the eviction.

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