Nigeria

News and Events | July 3, 2011
Nigeria: petition to African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

In March 1996, CESR and SERAC jointly submitted a legal communication to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.

Blog | June 9, 2010
Oil Spills You Never Heard Of

Are we only outraged about an oil spill that we can see? (June 2010)

Blog | June 9, 2009
Wiwa v Shell settlement just one small step toward ending corporate impunity

Shell's pay-out in the Ogoni case has been rightly hailed as a victory, but leaves impunity for rights violations unresolved (June 2009).

News and Events | April 1, 2009
Ogoni 9 trial against Shell to begin April 27 in New York

The case related to killing of the 'Ogoni 9' and other serious human rights abuses committed in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria in 1995 will begin in April after years of litigation.

News and Events | February 11, 2009
Chevron wants $500,000 from Nigerian villagers who sought justice in human rights case

Lawyers for the villagers had sought to hold the oil giant responsible for the 1998 shooting and mistreatment of protesters by Nigerian soldiers at an oil rig.

Blog | January 25, 2009
Chevron wants $500,000 from Nigerian villagers who sought justice

Lawyers for the villagers sought to hold oil giant responsible for 1998 shooting and mistreatment of protesters (February 2009).