Oil and Outrage Flare: An Audio Journey Through the Niger Delta (encore edition)
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In the oil-rich Niger Delta, multinational companies reap huge profits, while poor communities suffer in the midst of plenty. But confronting the oil companies has its price. On this program, we hear from people who are taking risks, and demanding control over resources in their communities.
Chief of Umeucheum community in Nigeria; Oronto Douglas, deputy director of Environmental Rights Action (Friends of the Earth Nigeria);Annie Brisibe, Niger Delta Women for Justice.
For more information:
Environmental Rights Action – Benin City, Nigeria
Check out this report by from Essential Action and Global Exchange:
Oil For Nothing: Multinational Corporations, Environmental Destruction, Death and Impunity in the Niger Delta