Shell Blames Oil Spills on 'Sabotage, Thefts'

An official of Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell has told a Dutch court that farmers' claims against the company after oil spills in Nigeria are "unsubstantiated".

  • Nigeria:  Shell Blames Oil Spills on 'Sabotage, Theft'

    Vanguard, 12 October 2012

    Shell broke the law by not repairing leaks that destroyed the lands of Niger Delta farmers, a Dutch court heard in a case that could set a precedent for global environmental ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Farmers vs. Shell - Long Distance Justice

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 12 October 2012

    "Justice" is what Eric Dooh said he and three fellow Nigerians were seeking in a courthouse in The Hague on Thursday. The farmers are suing Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world's ... read more »

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