There are 22 impoverished villages of over 2,000 inhabitants surrounding the Salala Rubber Corporation, and all are contending that the company turns over their land of inheritance, which it claimed without their consent years ago.
- Daily Observer
05 Jan 2021
Alliance for Rural Democracy says recent attacks they suffered at the hands of thugs said to be acting on behalf of the Salala Rubber Corporation will not deter them from helping communities suffering abuses.
Mustapha Foboi made history and brought the Government of Liberia to its knees when he took on the world largest oil palm conglomerate, Sime Darby.
- Liberian Observer
17 Dec 2020
In Liberia, human rights have allegedly been violated on rubber plantations managed from Switzerland. Instead of taking up mediation offers, the Socfin group prefers to act against its critics.
- Bread for all
26 Nov 2020
Latest research conducted by the Public Trust Media Group on SOCFIN rubber plantations (SRC and LAC) has documented gross human rights violations.
While palm oil companies present themselves as benevolent donors during the pandemic, communities living in and around these plantations tell another story.
Update fropm the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, accountability mechanism for the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, on the complaint from Liberian communities regarding IFC’s investment in Salala Rubber Corporation of the Socfin group.
Socfin, a Belgian holding company that operates palm oil and rubber plantations through dozens of subsidiaries across Africa and Southeast Asia, has been rebuked for alleged human rights violations at its plantations.
La SRC accuse l'équipe d'évaluation du CAO - mécanisme indépendant de surveillance et de redevabilité de la Société financière internationale de la Banque mondiale - de partialité
- Front Page Africa
28 May 2020
The complaint to the independent watchdog and accountability mechanism of the Wolrd Bank relates to a series of gross human rights abuses perpetrated against the indigenous people in SRC’s concession areas.
28 May 2020
Companies are seeking to press ahead with investments on community lands or even take advantage of the pandemic to avoid the usual authorization requirements
GVL, le premier producteur d’huile de palme au Libéria disposant de 350 000 hectares, a réduit de 10 % (443 emplois) son effectif dans le pays à cause de la pandémie mondiale du coronavirus.
- Agence Ecofin
18 May 2020