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[US] Court rejects Exxon appeal in human rights case

Exxon Mobil Corp. has failed to convince the Supreme Court to halt a human rights lawsuit against it. The justices, without comment, on Monday rejected the energy company's appeal of a ruling on a 2001 lawsuit filed by International Rights Advocates on behalf of 11 villagers in Indonesia's Aceh province.

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ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)

US Supreme Court rejects ExxonMobil appeal to reject lawsuit over human rights abuses in Aceh, Indonesia