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Blog: The Shell Game

Headline Title:  Blog: The Shell Game 29 October 2012 Audrey Gaughran, Director of Amnesty International’s Africa ProgrammeFor decades the oil industry in Nigeria’s Niger Delta has caused widespread pollution of land and water, damaging people’s ability to fish and farm, and putting their health at risk.I have worked on Amnesty International’s campaign to urge Shell and the government of Nigeria to address the human rights impact of oil pollution in the Niger Delta for several years.Earlier this month I had the chance to debate with Shell on the issue. The exchange focused on two…

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