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Article

8 Aug 2002

Author:
Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service

Groups Shocked as Officials Urge Judge to Back ExxonMobil

News that the [U.S.] State Department urged a federal court judge to dismiss the case after he asked about claims by ExxonMobil's lawyers that the lawsuit could compromise U.S. interests, particularly the 'war on terrorism', has shocked the human rights community.

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Groups Shocked as Officials Urge Judge to Back ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)