Extracting Resources. Fueling Abuses.

Oil, gas and mining industry operations too often go hand in hand with allegations of human rights abuses.

Extracting resources can contaminate the land, water and air affecting health and livelihoods. Local people are often excluded from economic benefits. In many cases, corporations operate without providing key information to communities while governments fail to provide legal means for people to hold companies accountable.

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The question is if these investigations will be truly impartial and will effectively address potential negligence on the part of the government, as well as industry.
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On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his last year in office to bring U.S. laws and policies in line with international human rig...
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International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rig...