Human Rights Watch.
The OMO Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but the future of its 200,000 residents are at risk from sugar plantation developments. The early stages of the development have resulted in the loss of land and livelihoods for thousands of Ethiopia’s most vulnerable citizens. A Human Rights Watch Report in 2012 shed light on the situation in the area and what might happen if the government continued to clear the land. We worked with them to create an interactive web story to make this light shine brighter. We used maps, satellite images and pictures, along with testimonies, documents and facts, to tell the full story to the world.