On monday morning a dramatic protest took place at an unlikely target: environmental consultants. Protesters from London Rising Tide occupied the Cavendish Square office of Environmental Resource Management (ERM). ERM has been carrying out research work for oil giant BP on the proposed pipelines system planned to be built from Baku in Azerbaijan, through Georgia to the port of Ceyhan in Turkey...
On the spot report
, Rising Tide press release
of the action.
Meanwhile in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital, on November 27 a group of citizens together with representatives from NGOs and political parties went to the office of the Georgian International Oil Company (GIOC), one of BP's partners in the pipeline project. Read more information.