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Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta

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  1. a militant indigenous people's movement dedicated to armed struggle against what they call the exploitation and oppression of the people of Niger Delta and the degradation of the natural environment by foreign multinational corporations involved in t

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  2. has been linked to attacks on foreign owned petroleum companies in Nigeria in an attempt to create an artificial Hubbert peak

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  3. Nine officials for the Italian petrol company Eni SpA were killed when armed members of MEND attacked Eni SpA's security forces in Port Harcourt

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  4. 's stated goals are to localize control of Nigeria's oil and to secure reparations from the national government for pollution caused by the oil industry

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  5. In fact, it is more of an umbrella organisation for several armed groups, which it sometimes pays in cash or guns to launch attacks." Additionally MEND has called for President Olusegun Obasanjo to free two jailed ethnic Ijaw leaders — Mujahid Doku

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