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Nigeria: Latest report by Amnesty says Shell, Eni negligent on Nigeria oil spills; includes company responses to Amnesty
In their latest report titled "Negligence in the Niger Delta: Decoding Shell and Eni's poor records on oil spills", Amnesty International (AI) has accused Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Italian oil giant Eni of “serious negligence” in...
Author: CIVICUS (South Africa)
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The B Team leader & former Nigerian finance minister calls on business & public sectors to stand together against attacks on freedoms
Author: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, The B Team (US)
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Author: Lucas Roorda, Rights as Usual
This February...the Court of Appeals decided on the appeal against the interlocutory decision in Okpabi v. Shell...[I]n a split decision (Sales LJ disagreeing) it upheld the High Court’s ruling that the applicants had no arguable claim against Shell,...
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NGOs welcome France's withdrawal from initiative that promotes agribusiness at the expense of local farmers in 10 African countries
Author: Action against Hunger, CCFD-Terre Solidaire & Oxfam France
"France Withdraws from NAFSN: Agribusiness is not the cure for hunger"...
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