OIL’S DIRTY BUSINESS

There is a fire in me
Burns all night and day
Flares at injustice
Leaps at oppression
Glows warmly in beauty.

                  Ken Saro-Wiwa*

 

*Ken Saro-Wiwa : President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, led a non-violent campaign against the disaster that caused the activities of multinational oil companies, especially Shell, to the Niger Delta and its people. Ken Saro-Wiwa hanged in 1995 by the military dictatorship.

Delta, Oil's Dirty Business. An awarded  documentary, written and directed by Yorgos Avgeropoulos, portrays the image of "development", as giant multinational petroleum companies would define it.

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