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10 Aug 2005

Author:
EarthRights International

Chevron documents show payments for attacks on Nigerian villages - As oil giant moves to take over Unocal, new evidences of human rights abuses

New documents discovered in a landmark human rights suit against oil giant Chevron Corp. reveal that Chevron's Nigerian subsidiary paid Nigerian soldiers who attacked the Nigerian villages of Opia and Ikenyan [in 1999], killing several people and burning the villages to the ground...

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Lawyers for Nigerian villagers say documents show Chevron paid Nigerian soldiers who attacked the villages in 1999, killing several people -- Chevron responds

Chevron lawsuit (re Nigeria)