Courtroom Intifada

June 3, 2009

AlJazeera, 3, 2009

Continuing People & Power’s series of films into how some of the world’s biggest corporations are facing trial, Juliana Ruhfus travels to the West Bank village of Bilin.

Villagers and protesters are taking their longstanding campaign against Israel’s seperation wall to the courts.

Helped by an Israeli legal maverick have now a filed a case against the international construction companies who are building the settlements.

They claim they have violated international human rights law by building on occupied land.