FRACKING: PUNGESTI 2013

The village of Pungeşti in Romania has been the site of peaceful protests for more than two months. Villagers have set up camp next to the fields where Chevron wants to drill for shale gas. Sign petition here As the campaign intensified, people from all over the country came to Pungeşti to show their support for the villagers. Anti-fracking protesters have experienced a number of civil and human rights violations in Pungeşti.
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PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION! STOP Chevron and the Police abuse in PUNGESTI, Romania- Call for International support – December, 2nd, 2013 / Addressed to The European Parliament, The European Commission, to The Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament and to all #humanrigts NGOs that can monitor and act NOW on this attack…

PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION! STOP Chevron and the Police abuse in PUNGESTI, Romania- Call for International support – December, 2nd, 2013 / Addressed to The European Parliament, The European Commission, to The Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament and to all #humanrigts NGOs that can monitor and act NOW on this attack…

Anti-shale gas exploration protesters scuffle with riot police in Pungesti, north eastern Romania, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Hundreds of villagers destroyed the fences around a plot of land owned by US energy company Chevron, during protests meant to stop shale gas exploration in the area. Photo: Mircea Restea, AP http://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Chevron-suspends-shale-gas-exploration-in-Romania-5044475.php#photo-5566843

Anti-shale gas exploration protesters scuffle with riot police in Pungesti, north eastern Romania, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Hundreds of villagers destroyed the fences around a plot of land owned by US energy company Chevron, during protests meant to stop shale gas exploration in the area. Photo: Mircea Restea, AP http://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Chevron-suspends-shale-gas-exploration-in-Romania-5044475.php#photo-5566843

Ecaterina Comănescu, eroina de la Pungeşti http://ex-press.ro/exclusiv-ecaterina-comanescu-eroina-de-la-pungesti-foto-video/

Ecaterina Comănescu, eroina de la Pungeşti http://ex-press.ro/exclusiv-ecaterina-comanescu-eroina-de-la-pungesti-foto-video/

A protester holds a 'Stop Chevron' flag at a makeshift camp near the village of Pungesti, Romania, where the US firm wants to drill for shal...

Police remove protesters from Chevron's fracking site in Romania

A protester holds a 'Stop Chevron' flag at a makeshift camp near the village of Pungesti, Romania, where the US firm wants to drill for shal.

Riot Police beating woman anti-fracking protester in Pungesti, Romania! Chevron is using our own authorities, paid from our taxes...against us! Many were hospitalized and the villagers are under siege, the area being declared of "special interest". Press is not allowed and neither is anyone who is not a resident. The villagers are scared and are being beaten and intimidated into submission. Please help raise awareness!

Riot Police beating woman anti-fracking protester in Pungesti, Romania! Chevron is using our own authorities, paid from our taxes...against us! Many were hospitalized and the villagers are under siege, the area being declared of "special interest". Press is not allowed and neither is anyone who is not a resident. The villagers are scared and are being beaten and intimidated into submission. Please help raise awareness!

Romanian police brutally remove protesters opposed to Chevron fracking http://rt.com/news/romania-shale-gas-chevron-652/

US energy giant Chevron has resumed its search for shale gas in north-eastern Romania after hundreds of riot police reportedly brutally removed a bunch of villagers who had been camping out at the site protesting the company’s plan.

The Ecologist, Romania - A leading human rights group has charged the Government with serious violations of the human rights of inhabitants of Pungesti following protests against pre-fracking gas exploration by Chevron.

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Pungești, ținut polițenesc | VICE Romania

Pungești, ținut polițenesc | VICE Romania

Fluch des Reichtums – armes, reiches Land Rumänien - Ironimus online

Fluch des Reichtums – armes, reiches Land Rumänien - Ironimus online

Simona Niculescu nu cedează! A depus la Judecătoria Vaslui APEL pentru ridicarea statului de "zonă specială de siguranţă publică" la PUNGEŞT...

Simona Niculescu nu cedează! A depus la Judecătoria Vaslui APEL pentru ridicarea statului de "zonă specială de siguranţă publică" la PUNGEŞT...

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