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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Amnesty International today released a new video from award winning artist John Legend as part of its Write for Rights campaign. The campaign is the world’s largest letter-writing event in which Amnes...
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Amnesty's new report looks at a company called Trafigura, a ship called the Probo Koala, and the dumping of toxic waste in Cote d'Ivoire.