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Article

6 Aug 2002

Author:
Tom Wright, Dow Jones Newswires

U.S. Moves to Block Human-Rights Lawsuit Against Exxon Mobil

The U.S. has moved to block a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. for alleged human-rights abuses at its Indonesian natural-gas operations, claiming the court action could hurt relations with Jakarta and undermine the war on terrorism.

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Human Rights Watch criticises U.S. State Dept for asking judge to dismiss lawsuit alleging ExxonMobil was complicit in human rights abuses in Indonesia

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)