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New York Times: Forest Conflict in Chhattisgarh
More on the conflict in Chhattisgarh, highlighted on the front page of The New York Times on March 15th.
The New York Times: Suspected Maoist Rebels Kill Many Indian Police
NEW DELHI, March 15 — Suspected Maoist rebels stormed a police post in the heavily forested center of India early Thursday morning, killing nearly 50 police in what was apparently the biggest attack on state law enforcement in the last several years of leftist insurgency. There are now Maoist rebels in pockets of nearly half of India’s 28 states, according to the government. They are largely entrenched in the forest belt, which is rich in natural resources, like timber and iron ore, but home to some of the poorest communities of indigenous people.
Read the rest at nytimes.com
More on the conflict in Chhattisgarh here.
Posted By Megan Liddle at 9:49am on March 19, 2007
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