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Greenpeace Africa reacts to verdict on DR Congo torture case in Yalisika

Press release | December 16, 2015 at 14:16

Kinshasa, 16 December 2015 - Five policemen and soldiers have finally been convicted for their role in a vicious attack against community members protesting against an industrial logging company in a Congolese village in 2011, but many involved...

SIFORCO Involved in Violence and Human Rights Violations

Feature story | June 16, 2011 at 10:24

Greenpeace denounces the major human rights violations that have taken place in connection with SIFORCO logging operations near Bumba in the DRC.

Conning the Congo

Feature story | July 29, 2008 at 23:00

Just as the need to save the world’s forests for climate protection is becoming widely recognised, we have discovered that major logging companies - operating in the Congo basin - are increasingly destroying one of the most ecologically important...

Forest Certification Scheme Ignores Human Rights Violations in the Congo Basin

Blog entry by Danielle van Oijen, Forest Campaigner | March 27, 2012

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) industrial logging is still totally out of control. Ongoing social conflicts, including extreme violence, rape and human rights abuse prompted Greenpeace International to file a complaint in...

Danzer sells its logging operations in the DRC — will its successor do any better?

Blog entry by Mike Baillie and Monica Davies | March 22, 2012

After months of rumours, it’s official: Danzer has sold its industrial logging operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Effective February 23 rd , its subsidiary Siforco (which holds logging rights to around 2,1...

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