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Wiwa v Shell: Judith Chomsky & Ken Wiwa on DemocracyNow

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June, 2009
The oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay a $15.5 million settlement to avoid a trial over its alleged involvement in human rights violations in the Niger Delta. The case was brought on behalf of ten plaintiffs who accused Shell of complicity in the 1995 executions of Nigerian writer and environmentalist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others. DemocracyNow speaks to Ken Wiwa, the son of Ken Saro-Wiwa, and attorney Judith Brown Chomsky.