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Karen villagers gesture after hearing the verdict in a long-running environmental claim by the villagers against a government agency for allegedly failing to prevent a lead mine polluting a river, at the Supreme Administrative Court in Bangkok on January 10, 2013. The Supreme Administrative Court ordered the Industry Ministry's Pollution Control Department to pay a total of 3.8 million baht (124,600 USD) to 22 Karen villagers over lead contamination at Klitty Creek in tambon Chalae of Thong Pha Phum district of Kanchanaburi province. AFP PHOTO / PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL (Photo credit should read PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)
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Karen villagers gesture after hearing the verdict in a long-running environmental claim by the villagers against a government agency for allegedly failing to prevent a lead mine polluting a river, at the Supreme Administrative Court in Bangkok on January 10, 2013. The Supreme Administrative Court ordered the Industry Ministry's Pollution Control Department to pay a total of 3.8 million baht (124,600 USD) to 22 Karen villagers over lead contamination at Klitty Creek in tambon Chalae of Thong Pha Phum district of Kanchanaburi province. AFP PHOTO / PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL (Photo credit should read PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 10, 2013
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PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL / Staff
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Karen villagers gesture after hearing the verdict in a longrunning... News Photo 159220196Bangkok,Court Hearing,Environment,Environmental Damage,Environmental Issues,Failure,Gesturing,Government,Horizontal,Law,Lead,Mine,Office,Pollution,River,Saving,Thailand,Verdict,VillagePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPKaren villagers gesture after hearing the verdict in a long-running environmental claim by the villagers against a government agency for allegedly failing to prevent a lead mine polluting a river, at the Supreme Administrative Court in Bangkok on January 10, 2013. The Supreme Administrative Court ordered the Industry Ministry's Pollution Control Department to pay a total of 3.8 million baht (124,600 USD) to 22 Karen villagers over lead contamination at Klitty Creek in tambon Chalae of Thong Pha Phum district of Kanchanaburi province. AFP PHOTO / PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL (Photo credit should read PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)