Category Archives: Fish Workers

Unorganized Workers release Charter of Demands for the upcoming assembly election

Various unions organizing informal workers, including artisans, agricultural labourers, fish workers and domestic workers came together under Unorganized Workers Federation to release a charter of demands for the upcoming Tamilnadu Assembly elections. It was released on 6th April at Chennai … Continue reading

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Ennore: industrial pollution destroys livelihoods of fishing villages

Six villages along the Ennore creek held a public meeting on 26th March to demand an end to the pollution and encroachment of the Creek and other neighbouring water bodies. All the villagers attending the meeting are from traditional fishing … Continue reading

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Workers Yatra for Land and Livelihood Rights Concludes in Chennai

Over 500 workers from across Tamilnadu participate in the demonstration on 1st March Unorganized workers from across the state took out a van yatra from 21st Feb to 1st March to highlight the issues of eviction, farm distress, bonded labour, … Continue reading

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10 ஆண்டு சுனாமி நினைவஞ்சலி

26.12.14 வெள்ளிக்கிழமை அன்று 10ம் ஆண்டு சுனாமி தினத்தன்று நினைவஞ்சலி மனித சங்கிலி – உறுதியேற்பு நிகழ்ச்சி காலை 10.30 மணிக்கு முள்ளிக்குப்பம் சீனிவாசபுரம் முள்ளிமாநகர் பட்டினப்பாக்கம், திருவான்மியூர் குப்பம், காசிமேடு மீன்பிடித் துறைமுகத்திலும் நடைபெற்றது. இந்நிகழ்ச்சிpயில் கடலோர மக்களுடன் மீனவர் பஞ்சாயத்துக்கள், கடலோர மக்கள் பாதுகாப்பு இயக்கம், ஊஊசுனு, இந்திய மீனவ மகளிர் தொழிற்சங்கம், … Continue reading

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Press Statement: Fishers Oppose Beach Beautification Project

17 September, 2014 CHENNAI -The Corporation’s Rs. 55 crore beach beautification plan has run afoul of the Chennai fisherfolk who said the project eats into their livelihood spaces and violates the CRZ Notification. The fisherfolk made it clear that no … Continue reading

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Police terrorise villagers affected by Nemmeli desalination plant

29 August, 2013. Chennai. 9 a.m. (As told to Nityanand Jayaraman) Five male residents of Sulerikattukuppam were picked up in a midnight raid by Kanchipuram police in a bid to intimidate the villagers who are protesting the disruption of fishing … Continue reading

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