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Daily Round-Up | Argentina’s Cristina Fernández survives assassination attempt and more

In today’s episode, we take a look at the assassination of Argentine vice-president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, protests by Palestinian prisoners, a new US policy of Afghan refugees, and a verdict against Shell in South Africa

A victory for the planet: Wild Coast communities prevail over Shell in oil and gas exploration case

A South African court has revoked an exploration right granted to Shell to conduct seismic surveys off the Wild Coast. The court sided with the affected communities who were not consulted prior to the project

#ToHellWithShell: Indigenous peoples in South Africa resist oil and gas exploration

Indigenous coastal communities and environmental organizations in South Africa argue that Shell did not consult affected communities, and did not obtain environmental authorization

South Africans protest Shell’s plans to explore for oil off the Wild Coast

Despite massive opposition by locals and indigenous communities, a high court in South Africa has allowed Shell to carry out seismic surveys to explore for oil and gas off South Africa’s environmentally sensitive Wild Coast.

Shell workers Nigeria IndustriALL questions violations of worker rights by Shell in Nigeria

82% of oil giant Shell’s workforce in Nigeria is sourced through labor contractors. As per IndustriALL, the workers “live in poverty with no job security, poor healthcare and little regard for health and safety.”

Climate change europe Protests organized across Europe, demanding action to prevent climate change

As part of the protest, civil disobedience actions were organized in Germany and the United Kingdom.