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Event: Fighting Big Oil!!

Monday 1 April 2013, by Feroz Mehdi

Fighting Big Oil!!

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 14:00 - 16:00

Defender of climate justice in Africa and in Europe, central figure in the fight against multinational oil corporations, Nnimmo BASSEY has most notably succeeded in rendering illegal gas flaring* in Nigeria, his home country.

Winner of the Alternative Nobel Prize in 2010, coordinator of Oilwatch International and President of Friends of the Earth International, Nnimmo is, amongst other achievements, the author of "To Cook a Continent, Destructive Extraction and the Climate Crisis in Africa".

* An extremely polluting practice of burning natural gasses during petrol extraction.

Conference organized during Alternatives’ Festival of Solidarity 2013

Usine C, 1345 avenue Lalonde, Montreal. Metro: Beaudry

Admission: 5$
Reserve your tickets online:
Call: 514-982-6635