29 January 2020, Amsterdam – At the end of January, Shell will present its annual figures over 2019. In anticipation of the ‘profit’ that will be presented, climate action group Code Rood revealed the true costs of Shell’s business operations at Beursplein in Amsterdam today. Using big signs, and accompanied by a performance with bloody and oily shells, the consequences of climate change were visualized. The participants in the action also spoke up about tax evasion, corruption and human rights violations that Shell is involved in. The event is part of the Shell Must Fall action week, during which groups around the country take action against Shell.Enough Info-Café
Netherlands: The first information event of Code Rood’s nationwide Shell Must Fall! tour will take place on the 15th of June. Speakers from Nigeria and Groningen (Netherlands) – two communities at the forefront of the fight against Shell – will share their stories. Olarenwaju Suraju, spokesman for the Nigerian coalition that sued Shell because of corruption, tells more about their action tactics, and someone from Code Red presents the new Shell Must Fall campaign. There are also speakers from the Groningen Soil Movement and The Corner House.Continue reading #CodeRood: Shell Must Fall! Info-Tour
Scheveningen, Netherlands: Every year in May, shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell meet in Scheveningen (The Hague), for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). During the AGM (Tuesday May 21st) they discuss the Annual Report and agree on plans for the following year. Together with the board of the company, shareholders fulfill a series of legal duties and carry on their destructive business-as-usual.Continue reading #Shell Must Fall! — #CodeRood 2020 Declaration
Amsterdam, Netherlands: In 2017 Code Rood emerged as a new direct action solidarity network in the Netherlands. Series of meetings to refelect the first two years and to discuss new plans.