E6: The Victims Left with Nothing

There have been major developments in the trial against the accused Ian Lundin, Alex Schneiter and the company Orrön Energy (previously known as Lundin Oil, Lundin Petroleum or Lundin Energy.

On November 22, 2023, the court decided to separate the South Sudanese plaintiff’s claims for compensation from the war crimes trial. Instead, the victims will have to start separate civil cases that require them to deposit 45 000 euros each.

The court argues that the claims for compensation were handed in too late and that the power of attorneys is still missing.

What will this mean for the victims?

In this episode, meet George and Peter, South Sudanese activists who have attended the court hearings. They will share their views on the trial and the latest developments.

George Tai Kuony, human rights activist and lawyer
Peter Wai, human rights activist and lawyer

Halima Athumani

This is the Lundin War Crimes Trial, that is brought to you by Pax and Global Idé. The music in this podcast is made by the artist JJ Kang and edited by Roos Boer, producer and editor Kajsa Sörman. Visit unpaiddebt.org for more background and updates from the trial. There you may also listen to more interviews with victims and experts, read expert analysis, an interactive map of attacks in Lundin’s concession area and access background information about the case.

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