Lawyer Liesbeth Zegveld is representing two Iraqi civilians who were victims of a possible Dutch aerial bombardment in Mosul (Iraq) in 2015.
Click here for the letter she sent to the Dutch Ministry of Defense about this incident (in Dutch)
On 21 July 2017, the events were given extensive coverage by the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad :
- J. Schipper and R.R. Westh, 'Raakte een Nederlandse bom de taxi van Mohammed' (in Dutch)
- J. Schipper and R.R. Westh, 'Advocaat Zegveld ondersteunt twee Iraakse slachtoffers' (in Dutch)
See also the op-ed by Zegveld that was published in the NRC Handelsblad on 24 July 2017. In it, she discusses the obligations of the Netherlands vis-a-vis civilians who are struck by coalition bombardments in Iraq.
- Zegveld, 'We hebben de plicht om burgerslachtoffers te tellen' (in Dutch)