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June 10, 2009

Activists to keep pressure on Shell

Activists in Nigeria have said they will maintain pressure on Royal Dutch Shell over alleged human rights abuses - despite a $15.5m payout by the firm to the families of protesters executed in the oil-rich Niger Delta during the 1990s.

Their promise on Tuesday came a day after the energy giant agreed to settle out of court a lawsuit accusing the firm of complicity in the executions of nine human rights activists in Nigeria's Ogoniland region. Continue reading here

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