Lundin - The news according to Justice Info
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.