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Khasi People Continue to Protest Destruction of their Forest

May 20th, 2009

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The Khasi people of Sylhet, supported by the Oblates there, have been fighting the cutting of the forest on which the people depend for their living. These efforts are also critically important for protecting area ecosystems.

On May 9th, the Khasi people staged a large public gathering to protest the continued logging as well as tea plantation expansion plans by a powerful landowner.

Learn more about the struggle of the Khasi people against the destruction of their forest. (Download PDF)

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