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8 June 2009
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Auteur: Chris Kahn, Associated Press

Royal Dutch Shell agreed to a $15.5 million settlement Monday to end a lawsuit alleging that the oil giant was complicit in the executions of activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and other civilians by Nigeria's former military regime. Shell…said it agreed to settle...

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8 June 2009
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8 June 2009
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Auteur: Shell

Shell today agreed to settle a court case in New York related to allegations in connection with the Nigerian military government's execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and others in 1995, making a humanitarian gesture to set up a trust fund to benefit the Ogoni...

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8 June 2009
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Auteur: Center for Constitutional Rights, Anthony DiCaprio, Earthrights International, Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow, Harris and Hoffman, Cohen Milstein Sellers and Toll

We want to express our satisfaction that these cases have provided the plaintiffs with substantial compensation for their claims. After 13 years of fighting these cases, our clients now have resources which will allow them to start to rebuild their...

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8 June 2009
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Auteur: Lucky Doobee, Monday Gbokoo, David Kiobel, Karalolo Kogbara, Blessing Kpuinen, James N-nah, Friday Nuate, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Jr., Michael Vizor, Owens Wiwa

The Plaintiffs in the Wiwa v. Shell cases are pleased to announce a settlement of their claims…This settlement only resolves the individual claims of the Plaintiffs for the injuries they have suffered and provides them compensation…The settlement will...

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8 June 2009
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Auteur: US District Court for the Southern District of New York

[Full text of the Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release filed by the parties in Wiwa v. Shell with the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.]

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3 June 2009
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3 June 2009
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Auteur: AFP

Another delay was announced Wednesday in the potentially landmark trial of oil giant Royal Dutch Shell over allegations of complicity in Nigeria's human rights abuses. A pre-trial conference scheduled to take place in federal court in New York was...

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3 June 2009
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Auteur: US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

[Full text of summary order by the Court of Appeals overturning the lower court's decision to dismiss the lawsuit against Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited relating to allegations of human rights abuses and environmental...

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1 June 2009
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Auteur: AFP

A pre-trial conference scheduled in the potentially landmark lawsuit brought by Nigerian plaintiffs against oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has been delayed until Wednesday, court papers show... Judge Kimba Wood...gave no explanation... A spokesman for...

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