Donald Pols

Donald Pols is director of Milieudefensie/Friends of the Earth Netherlands and chair of Friends of the Earth Europe). Follow him on Twitter: @DonaldPols

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Donald Pols (R), director of Dutch environmental organization Milieudefensie, and Channa Samkalden (L), lawyer for Milieudefensie, react following the court ruling in the case that the organization, along with four Nigerian farmers, filed against Shell over oil leaks that have allegedly polluted their villages, in The Hague, on January 29, 2021. The Nigerian branch of Shell has to pay compensation to some farmers from the African country. The company has been found liable for two oil spills. The amount must Views
Monday, February 08, 2021
13 Years Is Too Long for Victims of Shell's Oil Spills to Wait for Justice
Justice has finally prevailed for the people of the oil-soaked Niger Delta. On Friday 29th January, after a thirteen year struggle for redress for lives ruined by oil spills, three Nigerian farmers, supported by Milieudefensie/Friends of the Earth Netherlands, beat one of the world’s most powerful...
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