Shell settles Nigerian human rights suit for 15.5 million dollars

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Saro-Wiwa rocès shell arrangement

Secondes funérailles (à l’occasion des 10 ans de sa mort) de John Kpuinen, activiste des droits de l’Homme, exécuté en même temps que Ken Saro-Wiwa en novembre 1995. Novembre 2005 à Bera – Nigeria © AFP PHOTO PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Royal Dutch Shell agreed to a 15.5 million US dollar (11,2 million euro) 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 in the 1990s.

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