Wiwa v. Shell: Victory Settlement!

On June 8, 2009, the parties in Wiwa v. Shell agreed to settle human rights claims charging the Royal Dutch/Shell company, its Nigerian subsidiary, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC or Shell Nigeria), and the former head of its Nigerian operation, Brian Anderson, with complicity in the torture, killing, and other abuses of Ogoni leader Ken Saro-Wiwa and other non-violent Nigerian activists in the mid-1990s in the Ogoni region of the Niger Delta.

To read the Press Release, use this link.

To read the official Statement of the Plaintiffs, use this link.

To read the official Statement of the Attorneys, use this link.

To read the settlement documents, click here and here.

To read the deed for the Kiisi Trust, click here.

For a pdf document of all settlement agreements and orders, click here.

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