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, Business and Human Rights Researcher at Amnesty International India. 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.
Vedanta Refinery Expansion Should Not Be Approved without Remediation,Genuine Consultation: Amnesty International India
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