Wubeshet Tiruneh


Wubeshet Tiruneh is a Ph.D. Candidate in International Law at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. He graduated from Geneva Academy with LL.M. in International Humanitarian and Human Rights. He also holds another LL.M. in International Economic and Business Law from University of Groningen, Netherlands.

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Holding the Parent Company Liable for Human Rights Abuses Committed Abroad: The Case of the Four Nigerian Farmers and Milieudefensie v. Shell

On 29 January, The Hague Court of Appeals delivered a groundbreaking judgment on three separate lawsuits brought by four Nigerian farmers concerning large-scale oil spillage in three villages, in Oruma, Goi and Ikot Ada Udo, in Niger Delta, which rendered the claimants’ farmlands and fishponds unusable. The lawsuits were brought both against the parent company, Royal Dutch…

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