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Author: Sola Adebayo, Vanguard [Nigeria]
Itsekiri, Ijaw and Ilaje women who seized the Warri operational headquarters of Shell and Chevron-Texaco last Thursday claimed, weekend that 15 of them were missing. About 800 were injured in their encounter with security agents during the seizure,...
Author: Frente para la Defensa de la Amazonia
Billions at stake as tribal leaders press groundbreaking lawsuit before Appeals Court - Assert Texaco ruined their rivers and land, destroying their centuries-old way of life...and dramatically increased the risk of cancer for tens of thousands of...
Author: La Hora [Ecuador]
La suerte del juicio que los colonos e indígenas amazónicos plantearon en contra de la petrolera Texaco desde 1993 por perjuicios al medio ambiente en una corte de la ciudad de Nueva York, se definirá en los próximos días en el Tribunal Constitucional.
- Related stories: Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Chevron/Texaco por actividades en Ecuador
- Related companies: Chevron Prototek Texaco (part of Chevron)
Author: UN Wire
...Human Rights Watch called on the council to push the Angolan government to disclose data about its $3.18 billion in oil revenue, which it says could improve governance and the human rights situation.
Author: Peter Lippman, The Advocacy Project
[in "Ecuador, Defending the Amazon"]
Author: Business Day [South Africa]
The U.N. Security Council says it is still concerned over the role of illicit diamonds in the conflict in Sierra Leone.
- Related companies: Prototek
Author: letter to the editor from Kevin Koenig, Amazon Watch, in Los Angeles Times
A group representing more than 30,000 Ecuadoreans is suing Texaco in U.S. District Court, charging that the company dumped some 4.3 million gallons a day of toxic oil waste water into the Amazon. Texaco also left behind more than 300 open waste pits...
Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service, in The Black World Today [USA]
[ Cape Town]