Fighting at Standing Rock

The Empire Files 038 AIM Founder Dennis Banks

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Hundreds of protesters storm Shell oil facility in Niger Delta

On Aug 11 Hundreds of Nigerians stormed a crude oil facility and gas plant owned by Shell in the Niger Delta on Friday demanding jobs and infrastructure development, a Reuters witness said. Echoing a common complaint in the impoverished swampland that produces most of Nigeria's oil, the protesters said they were not benefiting from the [...]

Farmers protest against the commercialisation of golden rice in Bangladesh

Hundreds of farmers, peasant women and agricultural workers protested in front of the Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), denouncing the government's approval of golden rice commercialisation and reaffirming their opposition to all GMOs. The mobilisation took place on the International day of action against golden rice commercialisation and was organised by the Bangladesh Agricultural Farm [...]