Killing for biofuel

palm oil

Paramilitaries in Columbia are forcing peasants off their lands, sometimes murdering them, so they can then grow palm oil for export

Charities working with local peasants claim that paramilitary forces in league with biofuel conglomerates – some of them financed by US government subsidies – are forcing families off their land with death threats and bogus purchase offers.

Tip: Another Green World


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