2006-02-20 18:47:33

Paying the Price for Oil

(20 Feb 2006 RV) The group holding nine foreign oil workers in the Niger Delta today attacked another oil facility, blowing up a military vessel. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta say they will decide the hostages' fate in the coming days. Three Americans, two Thais, two Egyptians, a Briton and Filipino were abducted on Saturday while laying a pipeline for oil giant Shell. Fr Kevin o’ Hara of the centre for social and corporate responsibility in Port Harcourt, Nigeria says government incoherency in tackling the issue is fuelling local anger.. RealAudioMP3

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