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[audio] Shell case 'to act as precedent'

Shell Oil is being taken to court in New York by relatives of those who were executed in Nigeria in 1995 - including the son of the environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa. Shell is being accused of complicity in the killing. Correspondent David Loyn explains the implications of the case on multi-national companies.

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[audio] Shell v. Saro-Wiwa lawsuit "to act as precedent" says the BBC

Shell lawsuit (re executions in Nigeria, Wiwa v Shell, filed in USA)