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Nigerian farmer Eric Dooh and Geert Ritsema , international campaign... News Photo2013,Ada Township - Michigan,Close To,Courthouse,Delta,Dependency,Dutch Culture,Environment,Farm,Farmer,Fisherman,Horizontal,January,Judge - Law,Law,Leaking,Legal Defense,Netherlands,Niger,Nigeria,Oil,Oil Spill,Paying,Pond,Shell - Brand-name,Sitting,The Hague,VillagePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPNigerian 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)