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19 Oct 2010

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Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Shell lawsuit (re Nigeria) case profile - updated to include 17 Oct 2011 US Supreme Court decision to hear appeal of Kiobel case

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[Case profile for US lawsuits filed against Shell regarding Nigeria.]

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