Eleven villagers from Aceh, Indonesia brought ATS, TVPA and state law tort claims against ExxonMobil after its privatized military force protecting its natural gas liquefaction facilities in Aceh killed or tortured innocent villagers who lived near the Exxon project.
His former company is being sued for its alleged role in unprovoked shootings and arbitrary detention of Indonesian people.
The former Exxon Mobile CEO spent his entire adult life working for a company that has left a trail of carnage - from human rights abuses to the destruction of the environment - in its ruthless pursuit of oil.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2014--Today, the federal district court in the District of Columbia ruled that two closely related lawsuits against Exxon Mobil for human rights abuses can go forward.
Important Filings and Orders: