06 Aug '12, 7pm

Southeast Asia's largest lowland rainforest spared from new land concessions

Southeast Asia's largest lowland rainforest spared from new land concessions

Flouting moratorium, Cambodia approves four land concessions in protected areas (06/27/2012) A month-and-a-half after Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Sen, declared a moratorium on on new economic land concessions, the government has announced four new concessions, each located in protected areas. Economic land concessions have come under the microscope in Cambodia after large-scale protests by local people and the recent murder of forest activist Chut Wutty. Critics say the concessions, which last year totaled two million hectares (4.9 million acres) sold off to foreign corporations, have resulted in local land conflict and environmental degradation. Over 700 people killed defending forest and land rights in past ten years (06/19/2012) On May 24th, 2011, forest activist José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Maria do Espírito Santo da Silva, were gunned down in an ambus...

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