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Archbishop leads protest against Indian Supreme Court decision on ‘eco-sensitive zones’

June 27, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: India’s Supreme Court has ordered the establishment of 0.6-mile “eco-sensitive zones” around all ecologically protected areas—leading to the potential eviction of 2 million farmers.

“Today, the irony is that snakes and wild boars have protection, not human beings,” said Syro-Malabar Archbishop Joseph Pamplany of Tellicherry, Kerala (map), according to an AsiaNews report.

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