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Title: Niger Delta: Bodo Oil Spill
Description: In August and December 2008, two major oil spills disrupted the lives of the 69,000 or so people living in Bodo, a town in Ogoniland in the Niger Delta. Both spills continued for weeks before they were stopped. Three years on, the prolonged failure of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, to clean up the oil that was spilled, continues to have catastrophic consequences for the Bodo community.

As the clips in this News Access Tape illustrate, oil pollution remains highly visible. It is everywhere – in the water, along the mangroves, and in the soil.
Duration: 00:18:00
Language: INTERNATIONAL , ENGLISH , FRENCH
Keywords: AI INTERNAL: ACCOUNTABILITY
COUNTRY: AFRICA/WEST AFRICA/NIGERIA
OCCUPATIONS: OIL/PETROLEUM WORKERS  
Tags: Shell Admission Nov 2014, Bodo, Niger Delta, Corporate Accountability, Corporate Responsibility, mangroves, pollution, , Ogoniland, , LWM2012, Write for Rights, Letter writing marathon, LWM 2012, Niger Delta Oil Spills
Copyright Type: Mixed
Copyright Credit: © Amnesty International
© CEHRD
Agreement Type: Agreement applies
Agreement: Broadcast use no restrictions

This material is available for broadcast and non broadcast use in connection with Amnesty Internationals work on human rights. CEHRD MUST BE CREDITED

Agreement Notes: Read more »
Shotlist/Transcript List Public: News Access Tape

Shell must pay US$1 billion in first step to clean up Niger Delta


Abbreviations:
GV - General view
W/S - Wide shot
M/S - Mid shot
C/S - Close shot
IV - IV
MCU - Middle close up
C/U - Close up

Background:
In August and December 2008, two major oil spills, around Bodo, a town in Ogoniland in the Niger Delta, had a disastrous effect on the towns 69,000 inhabitants. Shell has accepted responsibility for both spills. To this day neither has been cleaned...  Read more »
Date Photo or Video Created: 07/11/2011 00:00
Place Created: UK
Format: DVCam:Sony
ID: 146035
Categories: Video  

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