TV News LIES

Tuesday, Jan 16th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Shell to Pay $15.5 Million to Settle Nigerian Human Rights Abuses Case

Shell to Pay $15.5 Million to Settle Nigerian Human Rights Abuses Case

E-mail Print PDF

Shell, the big oil company, agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle a case alleging that it took part in human right abuses in the Niger Delta in the mid 1990s, a striking sum given that the company denied any wrongdoing.

The settlement, announced late Monday, came days before the start of a trial in New York that was expected to reveal extensive details of Shell’s activities in the Niger Delta.

More...

TVNL Comment: Corporations can settle criminal charges with huge payoffs.  Could you?


Most Recent Related Stories...


Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries dies at age 46

Dolores Oriordan dies at 46Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish band The Cranberries, died in London on Monday,...

Floor collapse at Indonesia Stock Exchange injures dozens

Floor collapses at Indonesian stock exchangeMore than 70 people sustained injuries Monday after a section of the Indonesia Stock Exchange building...

North Korean orchestra to perform in South during Olympics

N Korean orchestra to perform at OlympicsNorth Korea agreed during rare talks on Monday to send a 140-strong orchestra to perform during...

Deadly twin blasts rock central Baghdad

38 dead in twin bombing in Iraq Twin explosions in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed at least 38 people and wounded...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!