MONTREAL, June 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Mohammed Khatib of Bil'in's Popular
Committee Against the Wall and lawyer Emily Schaeffer will tour 11 Canadian
cities this June. Bil'in, a small village west of Ramallah has filed a lawsuit
against Green Mount and Green Park International, accusing the
Quebec-registered corporations of illegally constructing settlements on its
territory. This landmark lawsuit seeks to hold the corporations accountable
for breaches of international law and Canadian domestic law. Preliminary court
proceedings are scheduled to be held in Montreal June 22, 2009.
June 4, 2009 at 10:30 a.m.
Mohammed Khatib, Popular Committee Against the Wall, Bil'in, Occupied
Emily Schaeffer, Israeli lawyer representing the village of Bil'in.
Quebec Superior Court
1, Notre Dame Est
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