Best of News

Keywords

Allard Castelein, Vice President of Environment for Shell, speaks to... News Photo2013,Ada Township - Michigan,Apple Computers,Audience,Business,Close To,Courthouse,Delta,Dependency,Environment,Farm,Farmer,Fisherman,Horizontal,January,Judge - Law,Law,Leaking,Netherlands,Niger,Nigeria,Oil,Oil Spill,Paying,Pond,Portable Information Device,President,Shell - Brand-name,Smart Phone,Talking,Technology,The Hague,Vice President,Village,iPhonePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAllard Castelein, Vice President of Environment for Shell, speaks to an audience in Nigeria through an iPhone in the courthouse of The Hague, on January 2013. Four Nigerian farmers have 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)