Total Repression: The Struggle of Ugandan Activists Against the EACOP Project

Ugandan activist Nyombi Morris speaking up for climate and social justice at a climate demonstration.

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is a 1,443km crude oil export pipeline that will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale – Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in Tanzania. If completed, EACOP would be the longest heated crude oil pipeline in the world, spanning 1443 kilometers and transporting 246,000 barrels of oil per day at peak production times1.

A project like this counteracts global commitments towards a green transition and has already resulted in a myriad of human rights abuses and environmental degradation. The detrimental effects of the EACOP project include.

In this report, I wrote about the struggle that I and fellow activists are passing through towards resisting EACOP project.