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17th Anniversary of Ogoni Nine marked at Shell HQ, Dublin

category dublin | rights and freedoms | news report author Monday November 26, 2012 22:43author by Fight Like Hell - Shell to Sea Report this post to the editors

Shell paid an out of court settlement of $15.5 million in Wiwa v Shell case

A stalwart group from Shell to Sea in Mayo do not let Shell forget Ken Saro-Wiwa and his eight comrades who were judicially hanged 10 November 1995.

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A group from Shell to Sea Mayo made the 400 mile round trip to Dublin to make sure that Shell will not be allowed to forget the fact that nine men were judicially hanged and that many people worldwide still believe this was done at the behest of Shell. In 2009 Shell paid an out of court settlement of $15.5 million in Wiwa v Shell which they called a humanitarian gesture but it was money well spent because it kept murky details out of open court.

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author by Bobbypublication date Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:39Report this post to the editors

To those who died in the struggle against aggressive Capitalism - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Saro-Wiwa#Arrest_and_e...ution

And to those who keep fighting.

'It's better to die upon your feet than to live upon your knees!'

 
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