CETIM’s actions, with its partners in the field, in favour of the Ecuadorian people.
On the occasion of the 29th session of the Human Rights Council, the Europe-Third World Centre (CETIM) has the pleasure to invite you to the following side event: CHEVRON vs THE PEOPLE OF ECUADOR How a big Transnational Corporation attempts to criminalize its victims and silence their defendors Tuesday 16 June, 2015, 16:30-18:00, Palais des […]
In 26 years of oil drilling in the Amazon region of Ecuador, Chevron (formerly Texaco) polluted more than 450,000 hectares of one of the planet’s richest biodiversity regions, destroying the living and subsistence of its inhabitants. After 21 years of litigation, and despite a ruling by the Ecuadorian courts, impunity continues for Chevron, and the victims of its activities in Ecuador are still waiting for justice and compensation.
A formal complaint was submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague against Chevron's CEO by the victims of the activities of this transnational corporation in Ecuador. In 26 years of oil drilling in the Amazon region of Ecuador, Chevron (formerly Texaco) polluted more than 450,000 hectares of one of the planet's richest […]