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
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.
The Problem of Berezovka’s Poisoned Children is Discussed at The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child On September 23, Geneva, Switzerland hosted the annual discussion forum of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. The goal of the forum was to promote understanding of the relationship between the child’s rights […]Read More
Crude Accountability expresses its solidarity with the people of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and urges Judge Boasberg of the federal district court in Washington, D.C. to uphold the principle of free prior and informed consent of indigenous peoples when ruling on the injunction for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Dakota Access LLC, a subsidiary of […]Read More
Statement by the “Prove They Are Alive!” Campaign on the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances On this International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Prove They Are Alive! campaign reaffirms its solidarity with all victims of disappearances in Turkmenistan’s prisons and their families, urges the Turkmen authorities to immediately end […]Read More