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Oil and Human Rights - Environmental and Human Rights Impacts of the ONG Industry [oil & natural gas industry]

...every stage of [the oil & natural gas sector] activity, from exploration exploitation, refining, manufacturing, storage, transportation and fuel use is fraught with environmental and social consequences – local, regional and global...The application of the Declaration to various non-state actors is staunchly supported by human rights scholars such as Professor Louis Henkin who, speaking of the universal nature of the Declaration’s preamble contends that “every individual includes judicial persons. Every individual and every organ of society excludes no one, no country, no market, no cyberspace. The Universal Declaration applies to them all”. [refers to Exxon (part of ExxonMobil), Shell, Chevron, Unocal, Texaco (part of Chevron), BP Amoco, Talisman, TotalFinaElf (Total), Norsk Hydro]

Part of the following stories

Chevron lawsuit (re Nigeria)

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Shell por actividades en Nigeria

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Chevron/Texaco por actividades en Ecuador

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)