Working together with EWNC to protect the Kuban river basinRead More
Children's Ombudsman Came to the Defence of Berezovka Childen
Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan requested that the country’s attorney general and minister of health find out why the child victims of the toxic poisoning in Berezovka have not been properly treated for nearly two years.Learn More
77 NGOs from 30 countries support Berezovka parents
In early July, the Children or Oil? Coalition launched a letter writing campaign addressed to the companies responsible for poisoning children from the village of Berezovka. Parents of the affected children, environmentalists, and human rights activists from all over the world demand that Karachaganak Petroleum Operating BV (KPO), BG Group, Chevron, ENI, Lukoil and KazMunaiGaz provide funding for medical evaluation and treatment for the affected children.Learn More
Russian Specialists will Explore North Carolina Shoreline
During the next two weeks, Crude Accountability will be hosting a group of seven Russian specialists from the Russian environmental group Environmental Watch on the Northern Caucasus as part of our Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program.Read More
Diagnosed with "Berezovka"
June 1, 2016, International Children's Day, parents in the Kazakhstani village of Berezovka sent inquiries to the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and the Rule of Law asking for help. Twenty five children from Berezovka were injured following an accident at the Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field and have not received any treatment from the government or from the company that caused the accident.Learn More
Crude Accountability is proud to release the English language version of our film, Berezovka: Exodus, about the relocation of the village of Berezovka in Western Kazakhstan. We have been working with the village since 2003 to achieve relocation, and the process is now underway. The community has paid an enormous price–the health of a generation, the loss of economic prosperity–to achieve relocation.Read More
Vitishko Released from Prison
Evgeny Vitishko was freed from the Sadovaya prison colony in Tambov Oblast. We are grateful for the expressions of solidarity with Vitishko from the environmental, human rights and international community since his imprisonment in February 2014. We hope that persecution of Vitishko stops and he will be able to continue his human rights and environmental work without fear of criminal prosecution.Read More
Our Work We work with local activists in the Caspian Sea basin to protect the region’s natural environment and to ensure environmental justice for communities impacted by natural resource development.
Children or Oil
Coalition calls oil companies to take responsibility for the tragedy in Berezovka.
Zagipa Balieva, Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan, requested that the country’s attorney general and minister of health find out why the child victims of the toxic poisoning in Berezovka have not been properly examined or treated for nearly two years. As became known today, children’s ombudsman Zagipa Balieva sent inquiries to […]Read More
While preparations to the adoption of the new constitution and presidential elections are under way in Turkmenistan, special services of this country have again stepped up persecution of exiled dissidents by its security agents. On 18 August 2016, former Turkmen political prisoner Akmuhammet Baikhanov was attacked by unidentified men in the town of Balashikha outside […]Read More
In June 2016, Crude Accountability was hosting a group of seven Russian specialists from the Russian environmental group Environmental Watch on the Northern Caucasus as part of our Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program. The group visited various coastal restoration projects along the coast of North Carolina, meetings with local environmental organizations and local farmers and fishermen. Learn more […]Read More