Aman Sethi is a Delhi-based reporter
with the fortnightly newsmagazine, Frontline.
Amit Srivastava is the coordinator of
India Resource Center, an international campaigning organization
working to challenge abuses by multinational corporations.
C. R. Bijoy is an activist with the
National Front for Tribal Self-Rule (NFTS) and member
of the Core Committee of the All India Coordinating Forum
of Adivasis/Indigenous Peoples.
Dan Kovalik is a graduate of the Colombia
University School of law and a labor and human rights
lawyer working in Pittsburgh. He is one of the lead counsel
for plaintiffs in Alien Tort Claims Act cases against
the Coca-Cola Company, Drummond and Occidental Petroleum
— cases which allege that these companies were complicit
in serious human rights abuses in Colombia, South America.
He was also the recipient of Project Censored Award for
an article he co-wrote about the unprecedented murder
of trade unionists in Colombia.
Himanshu Upadhyaya was born and brought
up in the region projected as beneficiary from Sardar
Sarovar (Narmada Dam) Project. In the year 2002, he lived
with people of Narmada valley for eight months. Dismayed
with increasing agression of Gujarati polity and propaganda
that stifles dissent, he has concentrated critique of
the project from benefits and finance angle. Presently,
he is doing research on public finance issues and is based
in New Delhi.
Nandlal Master is the state convener
of National Alliance of People's Movements and a grassroots
leader of the campaign in Uttar Pradesh, India to make
Coke accountable for its unethical corporate practices.
He has managed to rally the concerns of the local communities
quite effectively. The movement has now taken Coke to
court on issues of corruption, tax evasion and property
is a graduate student at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. She is actively involved with the Coalition
Against Coke Contracts.