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Shell in Nigeria: Court acquits firm on most charges

A Dutch court has rejected four out of five allegations against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell over oil pollution in Nigeria's Niger Delta region.

But it found a subsidiary of the firm, Shell Nigeria, responsible for one case of pollution, ordering it to pay compensation to one Nigerian farmer.

Anna Holligan reports from The Hague.

  • 30 Jan 2013
  • From the section Africa
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