By John Donovan
As we approach the start of 2017, Shell’s conduct in Nigeria is coming under intense scrutiny by prosecution authorities and is also the subject of civil litigation, both current and pending.
The charges include corruption, environmental contamination, and gross human rights abuses, including cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment.
Shell senior management cannot say that it was not warned. The following is an extract from a letter sent in February 2012 to Shell executives in London, Nigeria and Den Haag.