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Shell's Handiwork: UN confirms massive oil pollution in Niger Delta

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Image uploaded from a quicklink The oil company Shell has had a disastrous impact on the human rights of the people living in the Niger Delta in Nigeria, said Amnesty International, responding to a UN report on the effects of oil pollution in Ogoniland in the Delta region.

The report from the United Nations Environment Programme is the first of its kind in Nigeria and based on two years of in-depth scientific research.

It found that oil contamination is widespread and severe, and that people in the Niger Delta have been exposed for decades.

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