Pastor Christian Lekoya Kpandei showing the damage done to his fish farm in Bodo, Nigeria, May 2011. Photo credit: Amnesty International

Amnesty International: Shell Oil’s Claims Of Cleaning Up Oil Spills That Impacted Hundreds Of Thousands Of Nigerians Are False

Seven years ago there were two large spills here. Thousands of barrels of crude oil gushed out from a Shell-owned pipeline, which the company later admitted was old, hazardous and poorly maintained. In both cases it took the company more than 10 weeks to plug the leak. Shell has still not started the clean-up.