Two villages are attacked by Nigerian soldiers using helicopters and boats allegedly leased and/or owned by Chevron – number of villagers killed and injured. Chevron cleared from responsibility by US court.
Shell charged with complicity in human rights abuses against the Ogoni people of Nigeria. Abuses include: “summary execution, crimes against humanity, torture, inhumane treatment, arbitrary arrest, wrongful death, and assault and battery.” Case settled for $15.5 million.
Slave labor, torture, execution-style killings and human trafficking in Thai fishing boats supplying major supermarkets.