TITLE

Nigeria, Shell Oil assailed by WCC

AUTHOR(S)
R.N.S.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Christian Century;1/22/97, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the World Council of Churches' (WCC) criticism of Nigeria's military leaders and Shell Oil for the widespread oppression and environmental destruction in the country's oil-rich Ogoniland region. Prevalence of intimidation, rape, arrests, torture, shooting and looting committed by soldiers; Call on Shell to clean up the oil spills caused by its operations.
ACCESSION #
9702023046

 

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