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Will Shell block Internet publication of its Nazi past?

Will Royal Dutch Shell carry out threat to block Internet publication of its connection with Hitler and the Nazis?

By John Donovan

I have printed below my recent email correspondence with Mr. Michiel Brandjes, the Company Secretary and General Counsel Corporate of Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

As can be seen, it relates to Royal Dutch Shell’s support for Hitler and the Nazis.

I have already published a related article: “Royal Dutch Shell and the Nazis: Shell threatens legal proceedings

This is obviously a highly sensitive subject for Shell.

The reply to my email concerning our intention to publish related information from “A History of Royal Dutch Shell”, authored by Shell’s paid historians, is the first time we have managed to elicit any comment from Shell on the subject. read more

Royal Dutch Shell world’s third biggest company by revenue

The business publication said that US-based Wal-Mart Stores remained at the top of the list of the world's biggest companies by revenue at some 378 billion dollars.

Tax evasion by Royal Dutch Shell and other multinational corporations ‘costs lives of 5.6m children’

Christian Aid says that the extent of tax abuse "is so widespread and damaging that it is tantamount to a new slavery...

"The inescapable fact is that there are only four reasons for banking 'offshore': to avoid tax, to evade tax, to function in secret, to sidestep regulations controlling financial services or monopolistic practices. In each scenario, the pursuit of profit outweighs all other considerations, including good citizenship and social responsibility".

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