Nigerian Farmers Await Verdict in Shell Pollution Case

Author:
AlJazeera English
Publisher:
AlJazeera English
Publication Date:
29 January 2013
Tags:
Nigeria, Agribusiness, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Petroleum

A group of Nigerian farmers will find out on Wednesday if they have won a four-year legal battle against another oil giant, Shell. They took the company to court in the Netherlands, accusing it of releasing pollution and destroying their crops. Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Bayelsa state in Nigeria.