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Nigerian farmer Eric Dooh (L) and Geert Ritsema (R), international campaign leader of Milieudefensie (Dutch for 'environmental defence') sit in the courthouse of The Hague, The Netherlands, on January30, 2013. Dooh is one of the Nigerian farmers who has asked the court in the Netherlands to rule that the oil company Shell is liable for poisoning their fish ponds and farmland with leaking oil pipelines. The judge said that Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary must pay damages to the farmers and fishermen in one of their claims, relating to oil spills near the Niger Delta village of Ikot Ada Udo. AFP PHOTO/ JERRY LAMPEN netherlands out (Photo credit should read JERRY LAMPEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Nigerian farmer Eric Dooh (L) and Geert Ritsema (R), international campaign leader of Milieudefensie (Dutch for 'environmental defence') sit in the courthouse of The Hague, The Netherlands, on January30, 2013. Dooh is one of the Nigerian farmers who has asked the court in the Netherlands to rule that the oil company Shell is liable for poisoning their fish ponds and farmland with leaking oil pipelines. The judge said that Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary must pay damages to the farmers and fishermen in one of their claims, relating to oil spills near the Niger Delta village of Ikot Ada Udo. AFP PHOTO/ JERRY LAMPEN netherlands out (Photo credit should read JERRY LAMPEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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