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14 Oct 2010


Riwal investigated [Netherlands]

The offices of Dutch based international rental company Riwal were subjected to a search yesterday by the Dutch Ministry of Justice. The company has issued a statement saying that the search followed a report or claim by an unknown party. It says that the reason for the investigation is still unclear…Liesbeth Zegveld of Böhler the Amsterdam human rights lawyer, has issued a press release stating that she filed a criminal complaint against Riwal on March 15th on behalf of the Palestinian organization Al-Haq. The organistation claims that the company’s equipment has been used to help build the wall being erected between Israel and Palestine and in occupied territory of the West Bank.

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Dutch Ministry of Justice investigates Riwal - Al Haq alleges company involved in construction of wall between Israel and Palestine

Riwal lawsuit (re separation wall between Israel & Palestine)