Amnesty documents clean-up failures after oil spills, threats of violence and incidents of violent assaults on local community relating to oil companies.
Construction of BP’s OCENSA pipeline causes soil erosion, spoiled crops and fish ponds being starved of water, destroying livelihoods. BP also allegedly benefited from the activities of paramilitaries employed to guard the pipeline, who intimidated the local population, obstructed farming and suppressed legitimate opposition to the pipeline – millions of £ in out-of-court settlement.
Raízen’s supplier, who’s land belongs to native tribe, issued death threat to political rival.
14- to – 23 hour shifts, 7 days/week, reaching to massive 210 hours of overtime, even for pregnant women; extreme work hours; beatings; humiliation; death threats; starvation wages (20 to 24 cents per hour); workers visibly sick, exhausted and dazed.