Democracy Now: Supreme Court Rejects Bid by Nigerians to Hold Chevron Accountable for Murders


The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal by Nigerians seeking to hold Chevron accountable for the 1998 murder of protesters in the Niger Delta. The action comes a week after the high court ruled that corporations cannot be sued under the 1991 Torture Victim Protection Act.

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~ by wheresthemic on April 25, 2012.

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