Saturday, 26 November 2011

Ecopetrol (Columbia) and Human Rights

From Richard Collings:

Colombians recently had a rare opportunity to buy a stake in the state-owned Ecopetrol company, but critics complain that it still has questions to answer over its record on human rights and the environment.

The pressure group Human Rights Watch says Ecopetrol, along with its foreign partners, has taken no action to address reports of extrajudicial executions and a massacre committed by state security forces close to their oil installations 10 years ago.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15348811

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