Land grabs and human rights violations exposed in Liberia ahead of Global Development Summit

FOEI MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                            01 FEBRUARY 2013

MONROVIA, LIBERIA, February 1st, 2013 – Palm oil companies are grabbing more than 1.5 million acres of land in Liberia and are violating human rights of local communities, warn Liberian NGOs including Friends of the Earth Liberia (SDI - Sustainable Development Institute), Save My Future Foundation (SAMFU) and Social Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development (SESDev).

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SAM: Severely punish culprit for carnage of Pygmy elephants

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                         30TH JANUARY 2013

Sahabat Alam Malaysia views the death of 10 pygmy elephants at the Gunung Rara Forest Reserve as the worst disaster to have happened in 2013. Nothing is more poignant than the sight of an elephant calf tugging at its dead mother - a heart wrenching sight that is certain to tug at the heartstrings of even the most hard-hearted person.

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CAP and SAM glad that proposed offshore project has been scrapped

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                         16 JANUARY 2013

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are very glad that the proposed creation of offshore concrete structures for mixed development slated to be developed on the West Coast of Penang Island has been scrapped.

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