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The Lundin case and the trial in Sweden

A historic trial opened in Stockholm, Sweden, on September 5, 2023, to try Alex Schneiter and Ian Lundin, respectively former Chairman and former Managing Director of Swedish company Lundin Petroleum (renamed Orrön Energy in 2022). They are accused of complicity in war crimes perpetrated between 1999 and 2003 by the Sudanese army and allied militias in an area of the future South Sudan where the company was exploiting an oil field. This is a rare case in terms of international justice, since the company and its executives are directly accused of an international crime. And the outcome of the trial could shake the business world to its core. Our articles decipher the news and the progress of this universal jurisdiction trial.

Lundin: serious, intimate, Sweden's longest trial sets up for the long haul

A sparse audience settled in to listen to prosecutors accuse - over 22 days - two big business bosses, in a trial due to end on February 19, 2026. On the seventh day, the prosecutor showed reports in the Stockholm courthouse of population displacement in Sudan, looting, rapes and a litany of violence that occurred […]
By Olivier Truc, in Stockholm (Sweden)
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