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Dutch court orders Shell to pay Nigerian farmers over oil spills

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A Dutch court orders Shell to pay compensation in a long-running case brought by four Nigerian farmers who accuse the oil giant of causing widespread pollution. After 13 years of legal battles, the appeals court in The Hague has ruled that Shell's Nigerian branch must pay out for oil spills on land in two villages.

Added on the 29/01/2021 13:39:57 - Copyright : AFP EN

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