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Total's mega oil project devastating communities in Uganda. Total, see you in court!
Les Amis de la Terre France/Friends of the Earth France, Nape/Friends of the Earth Uganda, Survie and other Ugandan organisations have uncovered the devastation to both peoples and the environment caused by Total’s mega oil project in Uganda. Total is causing untold environmental damage and grabbing the land of tens of thousands of people. So organisations are supporting these Ugandan communities to take Total to court in France.
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