Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights

Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights

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  • Overview Forced Evictions Conflict in the Niger Delta Communal Conflict Industrial Gas Flaring >Petrochemical Spills Conclusion In late 2008 and early 2009, oil spills were reported near the town of Bodo, in the Niger Delta region of southern Nigeria. In order to investigate the veracity of...
  • Overview Forced Evictions Conflict in the Niger Delta Communal Conflict >Industrial Gas Flaring Petrochemical Spills Conclusion I. Introduction Ongoing conflict in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria has overlapping ethnic, economic and environmental causes, including environmental concerns...
  • Overview Forced Evictions Conflict in the Niger Delta >Communal Conflict Industrial Gas Flaring Petrochemical Spills Conclusion I. Introduction Plateau State, in central Nigeria, has been the site of communal conflict for the past decade. In January 2010, violence flared in the city of Jos (...
  • Overview Forced Evictions >Conflict in the Niger Delta Communal Conflict Industrial Gas Flaring Petrochemical Spills Conclusion I. Introduction The Niger Delta region of Nigeria covers approximately 70,000 square kilometers. It is largely comprised of wetlands and is the source of petroleum for...
  • Overview >Forced Evictions Conflict in the Niger Delta Communal Conflict Industrial Gas Flaring Petrochemical Spills Conclusion I. Introduction Port Harcourt is a sprawling port city along the Bonny River, a tributary of the Niger, and is the capital of Rivers State. The center of the Nigerian...
  • Executive Summary AAAS conducted a damage assessment of 24 village areas in the region of Tskhinvali, Georgia, to corroborate reports by Amnesty International of violence against civilians and property destruction during the Georgia-Russia conflict of August 2008. This report documents the scope...
  • Google Earth Layer Executive Summary In response to the government of Zimbabwe’s May 2005 campaign to demolish settlements it claimed to be illegal, Amnesty International asked AAAS to obtain and analyze satellite imagery of four communities where homes were thought to have been removed. Human...
  • Executive Summary At the request of Human Rights Watch, AAAS conducted a review of satellite imagery for the Ogaden region of Ethiopia in early 2008. Based on HRW reports of attacks on towns and individuals in the region, AAAS analyzed imagery from eight locations. Of the eight reviewed locations,...
  • >Overview Forced Evictions Conflict in the Niger Delta Communal Conflict Industrial Gas Flaring Petrochemical Spills Conclusion The Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) partnered with Amnesty International-USA (AI-USA...