Pull down St Paul's Cathedral
"British aid agency ActionAid recently put in an application to demolish London’s famed St Paul’s Cathedral. Their aim? To expose a British mining company’s plans to open a huge strip mine in the Niyamgiri sacred mountain in Orissa, India. Campaigner Brendan O’Donnell explains: 'This is a David and Goliath struggle. We've applied to knock down St Paul’s to raise awareness of Vedanta Resources’ outrageous plan to destroy the Kondh’s spiritual home.'
"The 8,000-strong Kondh group worship the mountain – which they believe is home to their god Niyam Raja – and strongly object to the plans, which will lead to massive deforestation and destruction of protected local ecosystems ..."
New Internationalist via Daily Planet News
Categories: action, uk, activism, india, religion, environment, deforestation, mining