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Shell: security spending or dirty work?

Shell: security spending or dirty work?

Published on : 23 August 2012 – 11:49am | By Saskia Houttuin (Photos: AFP/ANP)

Leaked documents show that Dutch-British oil and gas company Shell financed Nigeria’s security forces, which are often seen as corrupt and involved in human rights violations. A Dutch political party raised questions, calling Shell’s financing ‘irresponsible and unacceptable’.

The data, which was leaked by a former Shell employee, has been analysed by the British organisation Platform, in a document entitled “Dirty Work: Shell’s security spending in Nigeria and beyond”. The report writes that Shell spent over a billion U.S. dollars on global security between 2007 and 2009. It says that, out of that amount, 383 million went to Nigeria, including the notorious ‘kill and go’ police, a nickname for the Nigerian Mobile police, says the report. read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

John Donovan and Sakhalin Energy

By John Donovan

23 August 2012

Interesting to note that within hours of the Shell’s Enemy No. 1 feature being published on YouTube and this website earlier today, comment about the development was widely circulated by an enigmatic third party to senior people at Sakhalin Energy, Gazprom, the Russian Federal Government and other  major Sakhalin/Russia players apparently deemed to be interested in such matters.

My activities are self-evidently still being closely monitored by this spooky third party (until recently connected with Sakhalin Energy) whose motives for an apparent obsession with my online activities is unknown.
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royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

WIPO panel allows use of SHELL trade marks in domain names of gripe websites

FROM OUR SHELL NEWS ARCHIVE FOR AUGUST 2005

Practical Law Company: WIPO panel allows use of SHELL trade marks in domain names of criticism websites

“Tuesday 23 August 2005

The World Intellectual Property Organisation’s Arbitration and Mediation Centre has refused to order the transfer of the domain names royaldutchshellgroup.com, royaldutchshellplc.com and tellshell.org from a registrant who used the names to link to a website critical of Shell’s activities, holding that the registrant had a legitimate right to use the domain names to exercise his freedom of expression and had not registered them in bad faith.

http://ipandit.practicallaw.com/1-201-1713 read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

Shell’s Enemy No. 1

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYusVi-qVRk

Feature about John Donovan in European Journal  TV programme broadcast in English language across Europe in May 2012

European Journal is a 30 minute magazine on DW that delivers the inside take — reports on important political, economic and cultural developments in the EU with a strong focus on the European integration process. European Journal features issues that move Europeans and shows Europeans on the move.

Brief extract from narration by Nina Haase read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
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