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ACTION ALERT: Shell: Own Up and Pay Up to Clean Up the Niger Delta! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: nigeria, humans, exploitated, livehood, threatened, niger delta, enviornment, disaster, clean up )

- 2745 days ago -
Oil contamination has devastated the lives of the people in the Niger Delta -- destroyed their livelihoods, undermined their access to clean water and food, and put their health at serious risk. Hundreds of thousands of people are affected.
ACTION ALERT: Blood, Oil, and Pollution In Niger Delta: Demand Accountability of Oil Corporations! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: niger delta, government, corruption, oil corporations, violence, environmental disaster, human rights )

- 2764 days ago -
Violence, pollution and oil all intersect the Niger Delta region in Sub-Saharan Africa as transnational oil corporations ravage the environment and communities in search of crude and profits.
Nigerians Dying at 40 in Niger Delta?
World  (tags: africa, Niger, oil spill, contaminated, polluted, air, water, land, fish, die at 40, Niger Delta, suffer, ecosystem, Shell, death, humanrights )

- 3197 days ago -
The water they use for washing or cooking is polluted, fish is scarce and contaminated. Agricultural lands are unfit for cultivation. And the air is polluted by flaring or the burning of natural gas out of oil.
SHELL Accused - Landmark Trial: Execution Nigerian Environmental-Rights Activist Ken Saro-Wiwa
World  (tags: Nigeria, Niger Delta, oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell, environmental destruction, human rights violations, landmark, trial, Ken Saro-Wiwa, 9 Ogoni activists, 1995, execution, MovementForSurvival of the OgoniPeople, US federal court, ShellGuilty campaign )

- 3644 days ago -
Oil giant's alleged complicity in NigerDelta HumanRights abuses judged NY fed court from 5/27. 14yrs after acclaimed Nigerian writer/environmental activist Saro-Wiwa's widely-condemned hanging, court to hear Shell was complicit in his torture & execution
Centre for Constitutional Rights' Bowoto V. Chevron : Murder & Torture of Nigerians Protesting Oil Company
World  (tags: Nigeria, Chevron, environmental impact studies, ugly record, Niger Delta, unarmed residents, environmental protest, villagers, murdered, shot, tortured, soldiers, police, paid by Chevron, Human Rights, litigation, Bowoto v. Chevron )

- 3996 days ago -
CCR/EarthRightsInt case seeks justice for villagers injured & killed at Chevron's behest. Chevron paid, transported, supervised Nigerian soldiers & police in murder, shooting & subsequent torture of unarmed villagers engaging in environmental protest
Nigerian Govt Charges Niger Delta Rebel WithTreason While Keeping Him Incommunicado
World  (tags: Nigeria, Niger Delta, oil rich region, multinationals, grinding poverty of inhabitants, disenfranchised ethnic minority, Henry Okah, treason, Movement for the Emancipation of the Nig, anarchy threatened )

- 4089 days ago -
Henry Okah's lawyers 'think' he's still alive, but have no proof as govt has refused to allow access to him or to produce him in court. The defence was handed a copy of 14-count charge, inc treason, 3 months ago. Movement he belongs to -MEND- threatens...
Chevron to Stand Trial In California on Pattern of Human Rights Abuses in Nigeria
World  (tags: Nigeria, Niger Delta, Chevron, human rights abuses, violence, land loss, lawsuits, final ruling, EarthRights International )

- 4113 days ago -
Over past few years, Chevron has filed > dozen motions seeking to dismiss all or part of these lawsuits. With these orders, its efforts to avoid accountability for its practices have definitely failed, Marco Simons, Legal Director of EarthRights Internat

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