February 2, 2010
Undermining Rights: Forced evictions and police brutality around the Porgera gold mine, Papua New Guinea
On April 27, 2009, police forcibly evicted villagers living alongside the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea. Families were forced to flee from their homes as police burned down their houses.
June 30, 2009
On August 28, 2008 a fault in the Trans-Niger pipeline resulted in a significant oil spill into Bodo Creek in Ogoniland. The oil poured into the swamp and creek for weeks, covering the area in a thick slick of oil and killing the fish that people dep...
October 1, 2008
Large-scale oil and gas development has drastically undermined the ability of the Lubicon Cree to maintain their traditional economy and live on the land.