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News from the Jarawa

Andaman authorities defy India’s supreme court

The administration in India's Andaman Islands is defying a supreme court order to close a road running through the reserve of the isolated Jarawa tribe. Until the road is closed, the Jarawa are at great risk of catching fatal diseases.

Indian Supreme Court protects tribes

The Supreme Court of India has issued an unprecedented order which at a stroke removes three of the biggest threats to the isolated Jarawa tribe on India's Andaman Islands.

India considers closing ‘road of death’

Survival's campaign for the recently-contacted Jarawa tribe in India's Andaman Islands is having a significant impact. Now events are creating a unique opportunity to ensure their survival.