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Nigeria Shell Lawsuit

Thousands Of Fishermen Reject Shell's Offer After Historically Wretched Spills

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 06.20.2014 | Green

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of Nigerian fishermen have rejected an offer of $50 million from Royal Dutch Shell for "some of the largest oil spil...

Free to Speak, Free to Kill?

Brian Giacometti | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Brian Giacometti

The personhood debate stems from legal rights enjoyed by corporations. Do they have standing in court? Can they donate to their favorite politician? Do they have freedom of speech? And joking aside, these are legitimate debates.

Shell Refuses To Pay For Nigeria Oil Spill Pollution

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AMSTERDAM — Royal Dutch Shell executives defended their much-criticized operation in the Niger Delta before Dutch lawmakers on Wednesday but sai...

Nigeria: Shell Agrees To Pay $15.5M In Landmark Human Rights Case

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Royal Dutch Shell agreed to a $15.5 million settlement Monday to end a lawsuit alleging that the oil giant was complicit in the execu...