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Nigeria: Oil pollution in the Niger Delta [flyer]

, Index number: AFR 44/021/2011

Widespread oil pollution is devastating the lives of people in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The oil company Shell is the main operator on the ground. A new report from Amnesty International highlights serious corporate and regulatory failures following two major oil spills in 2008 near the town of Bodo. Three years on, Shell has still not cleaned up the pollution and the community continues to suffer.

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