07 January 2008

Petition for the Touaregs,

To: Government of the Republic of Niger, United Nations, European Commission

"Since its independence, the state of Niger has been in latent conflict with the Tuareg population living on the Nigerien territory. This situation escalated in 1990 with a massacre of this population group in Tchin-Tabaraden and resulted in an armed conflict. After the conclusion of a treaty of peace, which was intended to make allowances for certain claims brought forward by the Tuareg organizations in 1995, this conflict calmed down. Today, it seems that the implementation of the treaty has failed. This caused new dissatisfaction among the population in the north of Niger. A new Tuareg movement “Mouvement des Nigériens pour la Justice” (MNJ, Movement of Nigeriens for Justice) has formed whose central claim is that the peace accords signed in 1995 be met..."
Read and sign the Peace in Niger Petition >>


More Resources:
1- watch video about French Uranium and the Toureg rebellion. (FR)
2- Uranium Scandal in Niger. (FR)
3- COGEMA, la Hague site, major extractor of Uranium in Niger and The a zero impact policy lie.
4-Indian company joins the game.(read)


1 comment:

morocco property said...

Nigerian people must be awarded their fundamental human rights as soon as possible.