Saturday, 25 May 2013
Documents Reveal How Shell Made Payments To The Nigerian Military To Put Down Peaceful Protests In Ogoniland-GUARDIAN, UK
Children play on an abandoned Shell oil flow station while smoke from a Shell oil pipe line that has been burning for the past week is seen at the background in Kegbara Dere, near the oil rich city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria Monday, July , 9, 2007. Gunmen attacked two oil installations in southern Nigeria, kidnapping two senior Nigerian employees of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and two foreigners, officials and colleagues said Monday.
Children play on an abandoned Shell oil flow station near Port Harcourt in Nigeria. Photo: AP
DOCUMENTS that have emerged from court cases against oil giant Shell reveal that in the 1990s it routinely worked with Nigeria's military to suppress resistance to its activities, often from activists in Ogoniland, in the delta region.
Video of Ken Saro Wiwa at the Kangaroo Tribunal in Port Harcourt. Justice Ibrahim Auta, the judge who was handpicked by the Abacha regime to head the kangaroo tribunal that sentenced renowned environmentalists and minority rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa to death by hanging. Justice Auta is currently the Chief judge of the federal high court in Nigeria and one of the military prosecutors, JB Daudu is the current president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)