World Rainforest Movement

Protest in India against continued State repression on anti-POSCO people’s movement

In the continuum of brutal attacks on the struggle against forcible land acquisition for a POSCO steel plant in Odisha, India, the most recent case of repression has been the unlawful arrest of POSCO PratirodhSamgramSamiti (PPSS) leader AbhaySahoo from Bhubaneshwar airport by Odisha Police on 11th May.

From 16th May 2013 onwards, a Odisha wide platform POSCO Pratirodh Jan SangharshManch (PPJSM) have started a demonstration for indefinite period demanding immediate scrapping of the project and release of PPSS leaders AbhaySahoo, LaxmanParamanik (victim of a bomb attack in early March), Promod Das and two others from jail