- "[A]longside providing the cultivator oustees and their adult sons and daughters their land entitlements, the landless families must be given rights over the draw-down land in the submergence, which will open after the monsoons. [T]he thousands of houses which have been excluded arbitrarily [from the lists of dam-affected houses must] be acquired as per law, along with villages that will become islands or unlivable. [A]ll the required life-amenities [must] be provided at the R&R sites and ... all the outstanding cases of complaints of the oustees about failure to provide the entitlements [must] be immediately resolved."
(More details and a petition here).
- "are demanding that all hydel power projects at Dzongu in North Sikkim be scrapped. Dzongu is a protected area for Lepchas, the indigenous inhabitants of Sikkim, protected under Article 371 (f) of the Constitution." (This report, among others).
- "demanded restoration and protection of the true identity of Dzongu and protection of the environment and ecology and the Khangchendzonga National park and Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve [and] protest[ed] against the decision of the State Government to go ahead with the Teesta Stage III project in Chungthung in North Sikkim." (Weeping Sikkim).
In both cases: they're not abusing people, not burning buses or destroying hospitals, not picking up guns and shooting people. They are simply asking you -- you -- to listen. Will you?