Green Advocates Liberia

Type: Organization
Name: Green Advocates Liberia
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Villagers reject report on Sime Darby

Villagers in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount counties, Western Liberia have slammed recent reports by a Canadian based newspaper, “La Presse’” under the caption: ‘A model that has been proven’ and ‘Farmers in turmoil.’From L-R, Sylvester Varney Folley, PAC ... [Published The NewDawn - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

Complaint Accuses International Timber Company DLH of Trading Illegal Timber And Funding Liberian War (3/13/14)

LONDON, March 13 -- Global Witness issued the following news release:Sherpa, Global Witness, Greenpeace France and Liberian NGO Green Advocates have today filed a legal complaint before the Senior Magistrate of the Regional Court of Montpellier against ... [Published Targeted News Service - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 4 reports

Complaint accuses international timber company DLH of trading illegal timber and funding Liberian war

13th March 2014Version francaiseSherpa, Global Witness, Greenpeace France and Liberian NGO Green Advocates have today filed a legal complaint before the Senior Magistrate of the Regional Court of Montpellier against the French arm of Danish timber giant ... [Published Global Witness - Mar 13 2014]

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Varney Folley, who was named as Sylvester Folley in the La Presse’ report said it is strange that an article will quote him as saying "Unless they come kill everyone, we will continue to say no.”"
"DLH’s suppliers spent the war years illegally stripping away Liberia’s natural resource wealth, and in the process funding one of recent history’s nastiest regimes. DLH knew where the timber was coming from, and who was benefiting from the sales, and yet it carried on regardless" said Patrick Alley, Director of Global Witness. “It hasn’t changed, either; as recently as 2012 it was trading in illegal timber from Liberia...
...credentials in public, while siphoning valuable resources from one of the poorest countries in the world," said Patrick Alley of Global Witness. "Charles Taylor has been brought to justice in the Hague for what he did in Liberia - it's about time DLH is held to account for its role and pays back what it has stolen to the Liberian people."

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