Daily Archives: 1 February 2013

Shell’s Niger Delta pollution: the good, the bad and the ongoing quest for justice

By Audrey Gaughran, Amnesty International’s Africa Programme Director This week’s ruling by a Dutch court in a case brought by four Nigerian farmers against the oil company Shell for pollution damage represents a small victory – but also underlines the … Continue reading

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Sexual attacks on women in Egypt

By Diana Eltahawy, Amnesty International’s Egypt researcher Almost every girl and woman – regardless of age, social status or choice of attire – who has walked the streets or taken public transport in Cairo, has experienced some form of verbal … Continue reading

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