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25 June 2014

Shell lawsuit (re oil spills & Bodo community in Nigeria)

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24 June 2014

Case profile: Shell lawsuit (re oil spills & Bodo community in Nigeria)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile on lawsuit filed in the UK against Shell over two oil spills that occurred in 2008 in the Niger Delta and affected the Bodo community.]

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23 June 2014
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Author: ats (Agence Télégraphique Suisse)

Huit entreprises multinationales ont été lundi à Genève sur le banc des accusés pour violations de droits humains. Divers témoignages ont été entendus lors d'une session du Tribunal permanent des peuples…Diverses ONG ont lancé une semaine de...

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20 June 2014

London High Court issues preliminary ruling in Nigerian oil spill lawsuit against Shell - both sides claim victory

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20 June 2014

Shell in preliminary Nigeria oil spill judgement

Author: BBC News

Anglo-Dutch oil giant shell is braced to pay up to £30m in compensation after two oil spills in Nigeria. Residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta represented by law firm Leigh Day filed a suit in 2011. They lodged a claim for more than £300m...

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11 June 2014

UN Treaty Urgently Needed For Human Rights Defenders, Says New Report

Author: Lara Adejoro, Daily Times (Nigeria)

Defenders of the environment often face terrible consequences for their actions, suffering rights violations and violence, according to a new report by Friends of the Earth International to be released on June 26, during the 26th Session of the United...

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29 May 2014

Report claims Shell uses Swiss operations to avoid paying taxes in developing countries

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Response
27 May 2014

Shell response

Author: Shell

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Shell to respond to a report raising concerns about its tax practices.] It is one of Shell’s business principles to conduct business in a transparent manner as a responsible corporate member of...

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21 May 2014

Report assesses financial institutions' responsibility to respect human rights: Case study on extractives

Author: Dutch Fair Bank Guide & Dutch Fair Insurance Guide

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited ABN Amro, Allianz, APG, CNPC, Delta Lloyd, Generali, GlencoreXstrata, ING, Legal & General, ONGC, Rabobank, Shell to respond - responses & non-responses provided.] In December 2013, the...

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20 May 2014

''Show us your tax, Shell'' [Switzerland]

Author: Centre for Research on Multinational Companies (SOMO) & Friends of the Earth Europe

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Shell to respond - response provided.] Between 2001 and 2005 the Dutch-British oil multinational set up a range of subsidiaries in [Switzerland], although these entities are not involved in any...

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