Dutch court to deliver judgment on Shell-Nigerian Farmer’s case today

A Dutch court is set to deliver ruling on the Shell/ Nigeria pollution case tomorrow, January 30, as analysts believe the case could open the door to more compensation claims against international companies. This is the first time a host community has pursued a civil liability claim in the country, Shell has its headquarters in […]

Nigerian farmers vs. Shell: A case of long-distance justice

Radio Netherlands: When oil is spilled and contaminates people’s lands and waters, who is to blame? This is the central question in a unique court case that took place this week in the Netherlands. It’s a case that could have major implications for multinationals the world over. Three communities in Nigeria decided to take legal […]

Shell attacked over four-year delay in Niger delta oil spill clean-up

Energy firm’s attempts to clear pollution resulting from two large spills in 2008 described as ‘amateurish’ by assessors Guardian.co.uk:  Two large crude oil spills from Shell pipelines in the Niger delta four years ago have still not been cleaned up by the company despite an outcry by the UN, Amnesty International and the Nigerian government […]

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