Shell faces possible Dutch lawsuit over Nigerian activist's execution

Shell faces possible Dutch lawsuit over Nigerian activist's execution
 

The widow of a Nigerian activist is planning to sue Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) in the Dutch courts alleging the oil company was complicit in the execution of her husband by the Nigerian military in 1995, court documents filed in the United States last week show.
Esther Kiobel has filed an application in New York to secure documents from Shell’s U.S. lawyers, which she could use in the Dutch action.
The filings with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District Court of New York said she planned to begin that action before the end of the year.
“Ms. Kiobel will demonstrate that Shell... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Business, Views: 57
Source: Reuters
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