Millions of forest-dwelling indigenous people in India to be evicted

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Critics say ‘disastrous’ supreme court ruling is ‘mass eviction in name of conservation’

Millions will be evicted in India after the supreme court ruled that indigenous people illegally living on forest land should move.

Campaigners for the rights of tribal and forest-dwelling people have called the court’s decision on Wednesday “an unprecedented disaster,” and “the biggest mass eviction in the name of conservation, ever”.

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