Scrap the Rampal Power Plant project, Save the Sundarbans

As the government of Bangladesh suggests that the destructive deal with India cannot be scrapped due to delicate conditions of the contract, the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Port in Bangladesh has written the following open letter to Indian Prime Minister. We believe that the Prime Minister of India can and should act promptly to halt …

Indian people’s movements and civil society call upon Modi to withdraw India’s support from Rampal Coal-Power Project

  Following the ongoing human rights violation of the National Committee activists and front-line organisers against Rampal coal-fired plant in Bangladesh, many concerned Indian green and human rights organisations have written an open letter to the Prime Minister of India to withdraw support from the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company, thereafter the destructive Rampal Power Project.  The letter signed by 43 …

Be There! We Are Coming to Your Door This Saturday!

Sundarbans, the World’s Largest Mangrove Forest is Under Attack. Save the Sundarbans and Stop Coal Fired Rampal Power Plant. Recently, the Government of Bangladesh has signed an agreement with India’s state run Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd to set up a coal fired 1320 MW power plant on the edge of the world’s biggest heritage-listed mangrove forest, the Sundarbans. Rampal power …

Fascist attack on peaceful march in Bangladesh, Solidarity from London and across the earth to save the Sunderbans

200 mangrove marchers brutally charged by police in Dhaka 16 unarmed protesters seriously injured Six frontline defenders and NCBD leaders imprisoned Cops foiled public statement to cancel dark deal over world’s largest mangrove By Rumana Hashem and Raj Manik As you might have awaited update from Thursday’s public march against the destructive Rampal coal-power plant, we are in the process …

Protest against Destructive Rampal Power Plant this Thursday

By Rumana Hashem Despite nationwide protests and international campaigns against the controversial coal power plant in Rampal, Bangladeshi government has approved India‘s NTPC proposed Rampal power plant which, if implemented, will destroy the world’s largest mangrove, the Sundarbans. Bangladeshi and Indian governments have signed a destructive deal in July, the month of International Mangrove Action, when the world is supposed …

‘The Sundarbans Declaration 2016’ by the National Committee of Bangladesh

Translated By Tanmoy Karmokar   Following a three-day nationwide long march to the Sundarbans, held between 10th to 13th March, 2016 by demanding a capping of all breeds of devastative – mischeivious activities surrounding the Sundarbans, including the Rampal and Orion coal-based power projects, the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral resources, Port and Power in Bangladesh has declared …

#SavetheSundarbans Long March – Solidarity Meeting

The Sundarbans is Under Threat!     #SavetheSundarbans Long March – Solidarity Meeting in Support of Nationwide march 10-13 March 2016 Friday, 11 March @6:30pm at Montefiore Centre, Whitechapel, London E1 5HZ   Despite huge protests and deep concerns of conscious citizens, Bangladesh government has given license to two greedy corporations who want to build a large coal fired-plant in …