Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Corrupt logging elites are merely responding to demand. #itsthedemand

Corruption in Malaysia laid bare as investigation catches Sarawak’s ruling elite on camera | Global Witness: "Sarawak still exports more tropical logs than South America and Africa combined, despite having just five per cent of its forests left intact after decades of industrial logging and plantation development. Sarawak’s Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud has ruled the state for over three decades and controls all land allocation and forestry licensing. He is widely understood to abuse this power to enrich his family and associates."

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