Press Release: Settlement Victory in Wiwa v. Shell!

Settlement Reached in Human Rights Cases Against Royal Dutch/Shell On Eve of Trial, Settlement Agreements Provide $15.5 Million for Compensation to Nigerian Human Rights Activists and to Establish Trust Fund CONTACT: [email protected] New York, June 8,…Read More

Press Release: Appeals Court Rules Against Shell Nigeria, Allows Plaintiffs to Seek Further Information to Establish Connections to U.S.

New York, June 3, 2009 – Today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the District Court decision dismissing the Wiwa v. Shell plaintiffs’ claims against Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, Ltd. (Shell Nigeria). The District Court had…Read More

POSTPONED: Landmark Human Rights Trial, Wiwa v. Shell

Dear Supporters: We wanted to pass on the following important update. Thank you for your continued interest in human rights and this momentous trial and look out for updates as they become available. LANDMARK HUMAN RIGHTS TRIAL AGAINST ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL FOR…Read More

Wiwa v. Shell: Trial starts next Wednesday, May 27

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 for updates from court and daily court transcripts. If you happen to…Read More

Get Involved: Countdown to Wiva v. Shell, May 26, 2009

Greetings, There are three and a half weeks left until the Wiwa v. Shell trial opens in NYC. This is the time to to build more visibility around the case and the issues of critical importance at stake: corporate accountability, environmental justice and…Read More

Updates on Wiwa v. Shell

Friends, We have two great updates relating to the upcoming Wiwa v. Shell trial. Ka Hsaw Wa, Goldman Prize winner and Executive Director of EarthRights International, wrote a wonderful article in the Huffington Post today. He spoke about the open letter…Read More

Green Nobel Prize Winners Honor Ken Saro-Wiwa in an Open Letter

Today, former winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize – the “Green Nobel Prize” – issued an open letter honoring Ken Saro-Wiwa, who won the Goldman Prize in 1995 and was executed seven months later. The letter hails the upcoming Wiwa v. Shell trial as a…Read More
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