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11 January 2011
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Author: Survival France

Les Penan du Sarawak, la partie malaisienne de l’île de Bornéo, poursuivent en justice la compagnie géante d’exploitation forestière Samling. Les chasseurs-cueilleurs penan de la communauté de Ba Jawi poursuivent en justice Samling et le gouvernement...

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23 August 2010

Norway oil fund excludes 2 Israeli companies

Author: Walter Gibbs, Reuters

Norway excluded two Israeli firms from its $450 billion sovereign wealth fund…saying it would be unethical to invest in [Africa Israel Investments and Danya Cebus (part of Africa Israel)]…because they have helped build Israeli settlements on occupied...

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10 December 2009

Penan sue Sarawak government over logging, plantations

Author: Bruno Manser Fonds

Five indigenous Penan communities of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo are suing the Sarawak state government and three licensees of timber and planted-forest concessions at the High Court of Sarawak and Sabah. The new land rights'...

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7 December 2009

Borneo tribe fights for survival [Malaysia]

Author: Angus Stickler, BBC Today Programme

[for audio, click 'Listen again'] A BBC investigation into the actions of logging companies in Borneo has been told of the systemic rape and abuse of tribal women and girls - some as young as ten...[A] tribal chief...[said] the traditional Penan way...

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11 August 2009

Global Witness restates concerns over Liberian forests

Author: Global Witness

Campaign group Global Witness today restated its concerns that two firms linked to Malaysian timber giant Samling, a company notorious for illegal logging and conflicts with local communities, are being considered for major logging contracts in...

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5 August 2009

‘Resource Curse’ should be key focus of Clinton’s Africa visit

Author: Global Witness

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should put a strong emphasis on how best to manage natural resource wealth and avoid conflict and corruption on her official tour of Africa this week...Among the seven countries she will visit, Angola, Liberia,...

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15 July 2009

3 Companies Media Consultant On Global Witness Claims

Author: Inquirer [Liberia]

The media consultant of Alpha; Atlantic and Southeast Resources Sayma Syrenius Cephus has described as timely a clarification provided by Ms. Nena Terrell, USAID Liberia, denying and distancing the former Comptroller of GEMAP, Thomas Downing from a...

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15 July 2009

Liberia poised to hand forests to timber pirates

Author: Global Witness

Two firms linked to Malaysian timber giant Samling, a company notorious for destroying tropical forests and abusing local communities, are being considered for major logging contracts in Liberia because of flaws in the bid evaluation process, Global...

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15 July 2009

Liberia: Global Witness restates concerns over alleged flaws in bidding process for forest contracts, which let through firms linked with Samling, a firm with "long record of conflicts with local communities"

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26 January 2009

Three killed, seven injured in Sarawak landslide [Malaysia]

Author: Bruno Manser Fonds [Switzerland]

Three people were killed and seven injured in a landslide which occurred at a timber camp in the Upper Limbang region of the Malaysian state of Sarawak... The dead were identified as two Philippine nationals and a Malaysian who worked for a local...

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