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New delay hits human rights suit against Shell

A pre-trial conference scheduled in the potentially landmark lawsuit brought by Nigerian plaintiffs against oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has been delayed until Wednesday, court papers show... Judge Kimba Wood...gave no explanation... A spokesman for the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents the Nigerian plaintiffs, told AFP there was no further indication about the future of the trial...

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