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Baishanlin International Forest Development

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26 September 2016

Guyana: NGO report highlights main causes underlying forest industry conflicts with indigenous Amerindian peoples

A report by Forest Peoples mentions how FPIC processes as well as overlapping of legislation represent a real challenge to Amerindian indigenous peoples' rights in Guyana.  It refers to Bai Shan Lin and its branch Kwebanna Wood Products company.

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28 August 2007

Baishanlin Intl. Forest Development response regarding labour rights abuses at Coomacka timber works, Guyana

Author: Baishanlin Intl. Forest Development

As a foreign investor in Guyana, we are fully committed to operating based on the applicable international law and policy requirements in Guyana...we have investigated the management flaws in our factory, such as the provision of gloves, working masks...

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26 August 2007

[DOC] BUCC International Wood Industrial response regarding labour rights abuses at Coomacka timber works, Guyana

Author: BUCC International Wood Industrial

Legally speaking, our company BUCC International Wood Industrial has only a contractual relationship with Baishanlin International Forest Development in wood trading...Our company has no right and responsibility in responding to working conditions in...

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15 August 2007

Guyana: Alleged safety & labour abuses by Chinese-owned wood processing factory

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15 August 2007

Safety violations seen at Coomacka timber works [Guyana]

Author: Johann Earle, Stabroek News [Guyana]

Poor working conditions and breaches of safety and health regulations were complained about yesterday at Bai Shan Lin's wood processing operations at Coomacka in Region Ten...During a visit by the media, workers bitterly complained of harsh treatment...

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