Aruna Chandrasekhar

last updated 12/12/2017

Aruna Chandrasekhar

Senior Researcher, Business and Human Rights at Amnesty International India Pvt Ltd

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Field Organiser (South) and Research Associate - Mining Information Clearinghouse of India

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Board Member - Institute for Human Rights and Business

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Access The Complete Report Of The High Level Committee Of Ministry Of Environment And Forests And Climate Change To Fundamentally Review Various Environmental Laws Of India | Environment Support Group

Ms. Aruna Chandrasekhar of Amnesty International - India sought to know what specific amendments were being proposed or demanded by industry/corporate sectors, and requested the Committee put it all out.

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Tribals kept out of public hearing: Vedanta showed its anti-people face once again/hotnhitnews.com/21602082014

Observers have reported that people who opposed the project were excluded or not given time to speak," said Aruna Chandrasekhar, Business and Human Rights Researcher at Amnesty International India.
Even, "the summary of the proceedings reflecting all views expressed was not read out, breaching requirements under Indian law," she added. "The Supreme Court of India, the former Minister for Environment and Forests and a range of national and international experts have highlighted the need for the refinery to rectify violations," said Aruna Chandrasekhar. "The governments of India and Odisha have to ensure that there is no expansion until all existing problems are addressed and a full, impartial and adequate assessment of the human rights impact of the project is carried out in genuine consultation with affected communities," she added.

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Access The Complete Report Of The High Level Committee Of Ministry Of Environment And Forests And Climate Change To Fundamentally Review Various Environmental Laws Of India | Environment Support Group

Ms. Aruna Chandrasekhar of Amnesty International - India sought to know what specific amendments were being proposed or demanded by industry/corporate sectors, and requested the Committee put it all out.

Read More

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