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CORE’s freedom of information requests on Shell court case: FCO & BIS scrape the bottom of the barrel for excuses

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

In February 2012, the UK government made an intervention in Kiobel -v- Shell, a US court case brought against Shell by a group of people from the Niger Delta. The case became notorious when Shell argued that corporations couldn’t be sued for violating international law. The UK government joined with the Dutch government to submit an[…]

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