Ogoni Protest Forces Pipeline to be Shut Down

June 1, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

A protest by Ogoni villagers at a major oil export pipeline complex in Nigeria has entered its fourth day. Villagers from K-Dere occupied the pipeline hub at Bomu, which feeds the Bonny shipping terminal, and forced Shell to shut 150 000 barrels per day of output.

Naked Bike Ride Raises Climate and Oil Issues

May 29, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

It’s all hotting up over the G8 Summit next week, where climate and oil will be high on the agenda. One confrontation seems to have been avoided though. In Brighton, police have finally given the go ahead for one of the rallies for World Naked Bike Ride. This year’s protest hopes to raise awareness of … Read More