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Index of Witnesses

Sola Adebawo
CNL Public Affairs Representative; assistant negotiator to Deji Haastrup
Testimony: negotiations with Ilaje elders in Ikorigho
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/day-11-11132008-part-i/

Methuselah Osborne Aiyenumelo
Ilaje protester at Parabe
Testimony: planning of protest; Ilaje demands for environmental reparations & social amenities; military raid and protesters’ detention; commandeering the tugboat Cheryl Ann
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/05/day-7-11508/

Ola-Judah Ajidibo
Ilaje protester at Parabe
Testimony: Concerned Ilaje Citizens; preparation of case study on environmental/economic effects of oil industry; planning of protest, military raid and protesters’ detention; tugboat Cheryl Ann incident
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/day-11-11132008-part-i/

Todd Alamin M.D.
Stanford physician who treated Larry Bowoto.
Testimony: Larry Bowoto’s injuries.
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Adebisi “Popular” Atimise
Ilaje protester at Parabe.
Testimony: Parabe protest, detention of protesters, and treatment of decedent Bola Oyinbo.
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/day-9-111008/

Bamidele Bolaji
Nursing Supervisor at Escravos
Testimony: treatment of Larry Bowoto; depositing of bodies at mortuary
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/19/day-14-11192008/

Larry Bowoto
Ilaje protester at Parabe
Testimony: injured by Nigerian security forces. Lead plaintiff.
URL: Part I https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/02/day-four-103008-witnesses/
Part II https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/03/day-five-11308/

Michael Browne
Hookup Superintendent, ETPM, CBL-101 barge
Testimony: occupation of barge, platform and Cheryl Ann tug, expatriate workers’ perspective during occupation, March 1998 Itsekiri occupation of Parabe
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/19/day-14-11192008/

Tim Browne
Expat Worker on CBL-101, brother of Michael Browne
Testimony: expat workers’ perspective on occupation; alleged violence; diesel fuel; threats
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/18/day-13-11182008/

Rick Brown
CNL General Manager of Finance
Testimony: CNL’s finance & accounting policies, CNL’s relationship with US based Chevron entities, accounting of CNL payments to Nigerian security
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Christopher Crowther
Helicopter pilot for Pan African Airlines in Nigeria
Testimony: transporting Nigerian military personnel for Chevron Nigeria Ltd.; loaded weapons policy
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Jason Daniels
Leader Man Rigger, CBL-101 Barge
Testimony: Parabe occupation from expatriate’s perspective; violence; diesel
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/18/day-13-11182008/

Scott Davis
CNL Operations Manager
Testimony: CNL’s Crisis Management Committee, CNL’s role in Parabe incident, decision to send in Nigerian security forces, CNL’s control over security forces, control/supervision exerted by U.S.-based Chevron entities
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/19/day-14-11192008/

Philemon Ebiesuwa
Ilaje community leader
Testimony: Discussions with Chevron prior to protest. Testified on background to protest.
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/day-two-witnesses/

Frederick Gorell
Chevron Media Relations
Testimony: false statement to media; P.R. handling of Parabe incident
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Deji Haastrup
Community Relations Manager, CNL
Testimony: Itsekiri & Ilaje barge takeovers, CNL’s community relations policy, negotiations with Ilaje elders in Ikorigho
URL: Part I https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/18/judge-illston-rules-on-juju/

Wayne Hawkins
Sit Safety Officer & Medic, CBL-101 Barge
Testimony: expat workers’ perspective; violence; diesel fuel
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/18/day-13-11182008/

Randall Hervey
CNL North Offshore Area Superintendent in Escravos
Testimony: Parabe incident from CNL management perspective; chain of communication; expat’s perspective
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/20/day-15-11202008/

Yemi Ifiyele
Ilaje Protester
Testimony: Ilaje community leader. Testified on protest and attack, including shooting of decedenat Arolika Irowarinu and Larry Bowoto.
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Margaret Irowarinu
Widow of Arolika Irowarinu
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/day-9-111008/

Mary Irowarinu
Widow of Arolika Irowarinu
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Orioye Irowarinu
Son of Arolika Irowarinu
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/day-9-111008/

Taiwo Irowarinu
Brother of Arolika Irowarinu, Ilaje protester
Testimony: protest; shooting death of Arolika Irowarinu
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Bassey Jeje

Ilaje protester at Parabe.

Testimony: protest at Parabe; injuries sustained; juju; immune to bullets theory

URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/05/day-7-11508/
Boyo Johnson
Chevron Subcontractor Employee, Itsekiri
Testimony: Worker aboard CBL-101 barge during protest and military raid.
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/10/29/day-three-witnesses /

Benjamin Kperegbeyi
Employee of Sea Truck Offshore
Testimony: marine transport for CNL; authorization by Chevron Marine
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Michael Libbey
Chevron Corporations Public Affairs and Media Relations Team Leader
Testimony: false statements to press; handling of Parabe public relations;
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Joseph Lorenz
Chevron Public Affairs Manager for Africa, Europe, & the Middle East
Testimony: Chevron response to Parabe incident; public relations; email trail; Democracy Now! Documentary
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Derek Mackey
Piping contractor, CBL-101 barge
Testimony: Parabe occupation from expat’s perspective; violence; diesel; drinking alcohol; knives; radio room door; military raid
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/20/day-15-11202008/

Malcolm MacLeod
Chevron Global Security Chief
Testimony: CNL’s engagement of Nigerian military; universal corporate security guidelines and procedures
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/day-11-11132008-part-i/

Hugh McGowan
Hostage Negotiation/Crisis Intervention Instructor at the Public Agency Training Counsel
Testimony: opinions on appropriateness of Chevron/CNL’s reaction to Parabe occupation
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/03/day-five-11308/

James Neku
Chevron Nigeria Ltd. Security Manager at Escravos
Testimony: participated in military raid on Parabe protest; CNL Crisis Management Team; decision-making process
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/day-11-11132008-part-i/

Abel Ogburu
CNL Platform Supervisor for Parabe
Testimony: Communication with Simeon, CNL supervisor aboard Parabe during protest; lack of threats, restriction of workers’ movement
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/03/day-five-11308

Johnny Ogunjobi
Pan African Airlines Helicopter Pilot
Testimony: transported Nigerian military forces to Parabe raid; evacuated wounded & deceased
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/19/day-14-11192008/

Sola Omole
CNL, General Manager of Government and Public Relations
Testimony: negotiations with local communities; parent-subsidiary relationship; ignoring CIC’s letters; Democracy Now! interview
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/day-11-11132008-part-i/

Monday Omosaye
Ilaje Community Leader, protester
Testimony: background to protest; protest at Parabe; negotiations; Concerned Ilaje Citizens/9th Concessional meeting minutes
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/day-9-111008/

Patrick Origbe
CNL Security Coordinator
Testimony: hiring of government security forces; spy police
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/19/day-14-11192008/

Damilohun Majemu Osupayojo
Ilaje Protester
Testimony: background of protest, Parabe protest, military raid, shooting of Larry Bowoto and Arolika, abuse of Bola Oyinbo.
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/day-9-111008/

Reuben Osazuwa
CNL Senior Security Officer at Escravos Tank Farm
Testimony: employment of spy police; nature of employment of Government Security Forces by CNL
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Ola Oyinbo
Plaintiff, Arolika’s widow.
Testimony: husband’s injuries and damages
URL: Part I https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/day-9-111008/
Part II https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Roger Pell
CNL Logistics Superintendent
Testimony: provision of logistics (room & board) for Nigerian military forces at CNL facilities; no-bid contracts at CNL
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

David Schools
Captain of the tugboat Cheryl Ann
Testimony: Ilaje boarding of tugboat, Parabe; turtle incident; juju man; commandeering Cheryl Ann; alleged hostage-taking in Ilaje villages
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/20/day-15-11202008/

Marco Simons
Legal Director EarthRights International, Co-counsel for plaintiffs
Testimony: preparation of documents summarizing CNL’s payment invoices to Nigerian security forces, chart of rotating employment across Chevron corporate entities
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/02/day-four-103008-witnesses/

John Stapleton
CNL Meren Platform Field Supervisor
Testimony: Parabe incident from CNL management perspective; chain of communication; expat’s perspective
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/20/day-15-11202008/

Scott Taylor
Chevron International Risk Manager
Testimony: CNL security policy, relationship between CNL and defendants,  defendants’ oversight of CNL security practices
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Harrison Ulori
Chevron Subcontractor Employee, Itsekiri
Testimony: worker aboard CBL-101 barge, Parabe protest and military raid
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/05/day-7-11508/

Mike Uwaka
Head of CNL Security
Testimony: relationship between CNL and Nigerian security forces, CNL’s security practices, CNL’s role in Parabe incident
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/12/111208-day-ten/

Michael Watts
Professor of Geography, Director of the Center for African Studies at the University of California, Berkeley
Testimony: effect of oil extraction industry on Niger Delta, political economy of Nigeria, development issues related to oil economy, human rights abuses by Nigerian military, history of authoritarian dictatorship
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/10/29/day-three-witnesses/

Louis Wells
Professor at Harvard Business School
Testimony: expert opinion on relationship between Chevron corporate entities, tight integration and control of subsidiaries by parent company
URL: https://bowotovchevron.wordpress.com/2008/11/06/day-8-11608/

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