Cambodian PM Vows to Shoot Loggers From Helicopters, Again

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen promised on Sunday that he would fix his country’s problems with rampant deforestation by shooting those who illegally chop down timber from helicopters.

“It’s correct that we are losing our forests, many are being replaced by rubber plantations,” he said, speaking to members of the Cambodian diaspora in New York.

“I acknowledge that thieves have illegally cut down timber and I am ordering them to be shot from helicopters in the sky.”

Read the full story: https://www.occrp.org/en/27-ccwatch/cc-watch-briefs/8677-cambodian-pm-vows-to-shoot-loggers-from-helicopters-again

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