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Shell faces litigation

Fourteen individual plaintiffs filed a class action suit [in a U.S. court] against Royal Dutch Petroleum and Shell Transport, plc, on September 20 for alleged human rights abuses in Ogoniland, Nigeria...the complaint alleges that Shell knowingly instigated, planned and facilitated in unprovoked attacks by the former Nigerian military government against the unarmed residents of Ogoniland, resulting in murder and gross human rights abuses.

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Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Shell por actividades en Nigeria

New lawsuit against Shell in U.S. court for alleged complicity in human rights abuses by former Nigerian military government