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The Guardian: Delta blues: Anyone there, Shell?

From: “Eco soundings” article

By John Vidal and David Adam
Wednesday May 9, 2007

Anyone there, Shell?

In November 2005, the Nigeria’s federal high court found gas flaring to be a “gross violation” of the human right to life and dignity as well as a violation of the Nigerian constitution, and ordered you to immediately stop it in Iwherekan community, Delta state. You were meant to submit a detailed plan of action by April 30, 2007. Perhaps it’s lost in the post, but Eco Soundings notes that last week you announced profits of nearly £38m a day, even as people living in Iwherekan survived on less than $1 a day.

Is this the action of a responsible multinational?,,2074800,00.html

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