Niger Delta

In Niger Delta they protest the environmental devastation caused by the oil industry. There are no schools, medical clinics, social services, no electricity or clean drinking water in most of their villages. Billions worth of their oil dollars are pumped out of their land every year but still no one seems to care about it. They have petitioned the African Union, United Nations and all kinds of international institutions, yet there have been no reactions. Their women, their men, their children, the elderly are being murdered without any reason for it. In decades of dictatorships with World Bank, IMF loans and shock therapy have crushed their resistance and taken its toll. The people in Niger Delta learnt the hard way, but they still fight together.

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