E7 - Medha Patkar's Original Hunger Strikes

"You should be ready to die to live." Medha Patkar just ended a nine-day hunger strike to fight for the rehabilitation of people displaced by the Sardar Sarovar dam. Her struggle has gone on more than 30 years. Here's a look back at her fight in 1993 when she was forcibly removed by police and force-fed in hospital during her hunger strike. Her efforts caused the World Bank to withdraw funding to the construction of the dam. #TBT

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Brut.
12 September 2019 4:57 AM