Patrol group to stop illegal logging
September 18, 2012 | Posted in: News
About 350 members of the Prey Lang Community Network are back in the forest patrolling on motorbikes in another attempt to eliminate illegal logging.
Chhim Savuth, forum co-ordinator at the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights, said the significance of the campaign was to collect evidence of forestry crime.
“Nowadays, illegal activity is widespread in Prey Lang,” he said.“Meanwhile, private companies avoid being caught, despite a series of protests made by the Prey Lang Community Network.” Thai Bunleang, a represent-ative from Kratie province, said the group had already found illegally felled timber.