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Internet access is a human right--UN report

The latest United Nations report declares internet access a basic human right.

Shell settles Nigerian human rights suit

New York, June 9: Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: RDSA / RDSB; NYSE: RDS.A / RDS.B) agreed to shell out $15.5 million to settle several lawsuits that accused the oil giant of having been involved in the 1995 executions of author and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and other civilians by Nigeria's ex- military rule.