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Shell Oil: Guilty in World Court of Public Opinion

Shell Oil has agreed to pay reparations in the case in a New York court that implicated it in the 1995 execution of the Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa. It is only by a mix of radical social pressure - "tree-shaking" - and the power of the courtrooms - "jam-making" - that challenges can be maximised to corporations which exploit the African continent.

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