Dear Cause Members,
Jury selection in the Wiwa v. Shell trial starts next Wednesday, May 27. Opening statements will begin as soon as jury selection is over. Please check www.wiwavshell.org for updates from court and daily court transcripts. If you happen to be in the New York area and want to attend parts of the trial, please see the updated trial schedule here: http://wiwavshell.org/get-involved/attend-the-trial/ and check back regularly for updates.
We wanted to share with you Oil Industry on Trial, a New York Times article by Jad Mouawad about the case on newsstands today. You can read it by following this link: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/22/business/global/22shell.html?ref=business.
We also encourage people to host film screenings of Delta Force to mark the start of this landmark trial. For more information on how to host a screening, click here: to http://wiwavshell.org/get-involved/host-a-film-screening/. Please order your free DVD today by sending a request including your mailing address to the contact form on the website, here: http://wiwavshell.org/contact/
Thanks for your interest in this landmark trial for corporate accountability!