Thursday, December 9, 2010

Wikileaks: Shell Oil & Nigeria

The Guardian's latest release from the Wikileaks cables documents the infiltration of the Nigerian government by Shell Oil, and the US State Department's awareness of it. Nigeria is a major producer of oil, and has a sordid history in relation to oil, Shell, human rights and democracy - highlighted by the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa. Further evidence of the lengths the fossil fuel system will go to in order to maintain itself.

Here is the Guardian story

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