Trial commences in case regarding complicity in grave war crimes in Sudan


On Tuesday 5 September, the trial starts in the case where two representatives of the then named company Lundin Oil AB, have been indicted suspected of having been complicit in war crimes committed by the then Sudanese regime with the purpose of securing the company’s oil operations in southern Sudan between 1999-2003.

The hearing will continue in the Stockholm District Court for approximately two and a half years and will conclude in early 2026.

The initial days will, amongst other things, affect claims. The prosecution's case will be presented from September 7 through November 8, 2023.

Please contact The Stockholm District Court, department 4, for the main negotiation plan with more information.

Stockholm District Court case number: B 11304-14.

Six prosecutors from The National Unit Against Organised Crime will be in charge of the prosecution.


In the end of the trial’s first day on 5 September the prosecutors are available to the media on telephone:

Senior Public Prosecutor, Henrik Attorps +46(0)10-562 54 27.

Senior Public Prosecutor, Karolina Wieslander +46(0)10-562 54 53.

The next opportunity when the prosecutors are available to the media, will be announced in a press release. Before the start of the trial, the prosecutors are not available to the media.


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