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Shell's N.Y. trial over Nigerian deaths delayed

A civil trial over the alleged involvement of giant oil producer Royal Dutch Shell in the executions of protesters in Nigeria in the 1990s has been delayed until next week, a court clerk said on Tuesday...Shell is accused of human rights abuses, including violations connected with the 1995 hangings of prominent activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other protesters by Nigeria's then-military government. Shell has denied allegations of involvement.

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Shell lawsuit (re Nigeria - Kiobel & Wiwa)

New York trial over Shell's alleged involvement in human rights abuses in Nigeria postponed until next week