Extractivism refers to the systematic extraction of wealth of any kind from territories, combined with the forced transfer of sovereignity from those who live in those territories, to those who plunder them. “The New Frontiers of the Extractivist Society”, a new webdoc produced by Re:Common, tells the stories of communities in Italy, Nigeria, Madagascar and […]
Royal Dutch Shell and Italian oil giant Eni have been ordered to stand trial in Milan on charges of aggravated international corruption for their role in a 2011 $1.1bn deal for Nigerian oil block OPL 245. Mrs Justice Barbara handed down the ruling today. The judge set March 5 as the date for the trial to begin.