The unresolved responsibility of Big Oil companies in Nigeria
On March 23 a Dutch court ruled that it was impossible to hold the oil company Shell liable for the 1995 trial and execution of Nigerian writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight of his fellow Ogoni community leaders. The ‘Ogoni 9’ case has been remembered as a world symbol of oppression against indigenous minorities and the […]
By Janet H. Anderson, our correspondent in The Hague
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