E9: The OMV Case and Rethinking CSR

Around the world, there are more and more cases involving companies’ complicity in human rights abuses. In the Sudan operation, Lundin cooperated with two companies: Petronas of Malaysia and OMV from Austria. An Austrian NGO has just filed a complaint against OMV, accusing them of crimes in South Sudan together with Lundin. Much of the …

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OMV AG executives accused of complicity in war crimes 

Prosecutor requested to open a criminal investigation  The Austrian Centre for the Enforcement of Human Rights International (CEHRI) and the Duitch peace movement PAX have submitted on 23 April a criminal complaint against former senior executives of OMV AG for aiding and abetting war crimes. They are requesting  the Austrian prosecution to open a criminal investigation. …

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Norwegian financial institutions oppose Aker BP’s human rights conduct

Two of Norway’s largest financial institutions, KLP and Storebrand, believe that Aker BP should engage with Orrön Energy (formerly Lundin Energy) and seek assurances that South Sudanese victims of war crimes can access their right to remedy. During Aker BP’s 2024 shareholders meeting on 30 April, the two major investors voted in favour of a resolution …

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E8: Was the World Silent?

The defense is arguing that Lundins business in Sudan was accepted by the international community. The UN did not intervene, nor did the EU. Is that true? Was the world silent?  We decided to take a closer look at who spoke out to stop the atrocities and who kept quiet. We also discuss how the …

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E7: Is the System Broken?

There are a number of international binding and non-binding conventions put in place to protect victims of war crimes, but to what extent is the international community living up to its obligations? In this episode, we discuss how the legal system is failing victims and how to fix it. You will also get the latest …

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E6: The Victims Left with Nothing

January 8, 2024 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, …

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E5: It’s a Family Affair

Who are the men behind the Lundin oil consortium-  and what happened with the profit from the oil endeavors in Sudan?  The Lundin family business has been handed over to the third generation as the company is trying to rebrand itself, focusing on green energy. How will a conviction affect them and how do they …

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The prosecutor’s case

Since September 5th, the prosecutors have guided the court through a whopping 80.000 pages of written evidence. Strictly following the structure of indictment, they have made a painstaking effort to demonstrate that the Sudanese Government’s method of warfare included systematic war crimes and that Ian Lundin and Alexandre Schneiter were aware of this, but nevertheless …

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