The Great Debate UK

Don’t just blame oil traders for the manipulation of oil prices

May 15, 2013

–Kathleen Brooks is research director at forex.com. The opinions expressed are her own.–

from The Great Debate:

Suing corporations should be a last resort

By Christine Bader
February 23, 2012

On Feb. 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. The case is about Shell’s alleged complicity in torture and extrajudicial killings committed by the Nigerian military in the mid-1990s, and is expected to determine whether corporations can be sued in the U.S. for their involvement in human rights abuses abroad.

Wiwa v Shell: The day of reckoning

June 10, 2009

Ben Amunwa-Ben Amunwa is a campaigner with oil industry watchdog Platform, where he runs Remember Saro-Wiwa, a project that uses art and activism to raise awareness about the impact of the oil in the Niger Delta. The opinions expressed are his own.-