Land grabs in Liberia: The people rise up

The Liberian government’s refusal to recognize and respect rural people’s customary land rights is marginalizing and destabilizing local communities, leading to full-scale conflict.

Coordinated protests hit Socfin plantations in four countries

Since April, communities and activists in Cameroon, Cambodia, Liberia and the Ivory Coast have also staged direct protest actions against subsidiaries of Socfin, one of the world's largest independent plantation owners with 150,000 hectares of rubber and oil palm in several African and Southeast Asian countries.