Su­dan

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STOCK­HOLM: Swedish pros­e­cu­tors will ques­tion the chief ex­ec­u­tive and chair­man of Swedish oil firm Lundin Pe­tro­leum about pos­si­ble crimes against in­ter­na­tional hu­man­i­tar­ian law in Su­dan, a com­pany spokesman has said.

In 2010, pros­e­cu­tors opened a pre­lim­i­nary in­ves­ti­ga­tion into Lundin Pe­tro­leum’s ac­tiv­i­ties in the coun­try af­ter a re­port by the Euro­pean Coali­tion on Oil in Su­dan (Ecos) said the com­pany was pos­si­bly com­plicit in hu­man rights abuses be­tween 1997 and 2003.

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