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  1. Shell Agress to Settle Abuse Case for Millions

    The New York Times, by Jad Mouawad 06/11/2009 - 11:30

    Royal Dutch Shell, the big oil company, agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle a case accusing it of taking part in human rights abuses in the Niger Delta in the early 1990s, a striking…

  2. Oil Industry on Trial

    The New York Times, by Jad Mouawad 06/04/2009 - 12:59

    Fourteen years after the execution of the Nigerian author and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa by Nigerian's former military regime, Royal Dutch Shell will appear before a federal court in New York to answer to charges of…

  3. Cities Yearn for Clarity on Bias in Hiring

    Wall Street Journal, Suzanne Sataline and Stephanie Simon 06/03/2009 - 16:19

    Supreme Court will rule on case involving racial bias in entrance exam for firefighters.

  4. How long to hold terror suspects?

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, William Glaberson 06/03/2009 - 14:03

    President's detention plan raises difficult issues of law and fairness.

  5. US eases up, yet Gitmo inmates say tensions rising

    Associated Press, Mike Melia 06/03/2009 - 14:03

    Frustration builds up in Guantanamo with low likelihood of freedom under President Obama.

  6. Yemeni detainee dies in apparent suicide at Guantanamo

    LA Times, Carol J. Williams 06/03/2009 - 13:42

    His death, which would be the fifth prisoner suicide at the detention center, renews criticism of U.S. policy and calls for Obama to keep his promise to close the offshore prison.

  7. NY Jury May Decide Liability of Shell in Nigerian Executions

    New York Law Journal, Mark Hamblett 06/03/2009 - 12:53

    Landmark human rights trial Wiwa v. Shell to begin jury selection on Tuesday in lower Manhattan.

  8. Executive Director Vince Warren on Democracy Now! Obama’s “Preventive Detention” Plan Goes Beyond Bush Admin Policies

    Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman 05/22/2009 - 14:09

    Warren reacts to President Obama and Vice President Dick Cheney’s dueling speeches on torture. Warren took part in a secret meeting Wednesday between Obama and several human rights groups. Warren says although he welcomes Obama’s…

  9. CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren on The Rachel Maddow Show

    The Rachel Maddow Show 05/22/2009 - 13:55

    Vincent Warren speaks with Rachel Maddow after President Obama's national security speech about Guantanamo detainees and prolonged detention on Thursday, May 21, 200. To watch the full episode, click here.

  10. Government Could Destroy Records in Hundreds of Guantanamo Cases

    ProPublica 05/14/2009 - 14:46

    A stockpile of documents about hundreds of Guantanamo Bay detainees, some written by the prisoners themselves, could be destroyed under a little-known provision of a federal court order the Bush administration obtained in 2004...