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Crude Accountability: “Karachaganak:Children in Exchange for Oil”

23.04.2015 10:06 msk

Crude Accountability

Human Rights Business Central Asia Kazakhstan

The film “Karachaganak:Children in Exchange for Oil” deals with tragedy that occurred in the Kazakh village of Berezovka on 28 November 2014. Emissions from the Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field have resulted in the mass poisoning children in the village. The situation in Berezovka is critical.


The November tragedy has accelerated declining health among the children, who have felt the poisonous breath of Karachaganak for years. However, the authorities and the consortium “Karachaganak Petroleum Operating BV” prefer to keep silent about the untenable situation of the village’s inhabitants and refuse to relocate them to an environmentally save place.

Help to save the children of Berezovka! Demand that KPO and the government of Kazakhstan relocate the village of Berezovka!

Source: Crude Accountability web-site