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CSOs urged gov’t to probe Sahn Malen killing

Sierra Leone Land Rights Defenders say SOCFIN's land acquisition in Malen has resulted in serious conflict with local landowners, who face intimidation and harassment for defending their land rights and challenging the company.

Karuturi loses court immunity in liquidation row

The decision by the Supreme Court's Court of Appeal gives the green light to Stanbic Bank Plc to dispose off Karuturi Limited assets as foreclosure to defaulted loans totaling to Ksh. 621 million in the flower farm's pre-receivership

BBC report from Sahn Malen chiefdom, Sierra Leone

Details are just emerging of the scale of the recent disturbances in Sahn Malen chiefdom in Southern Sierra Leone. There are disputes between local land owners and a European agribusiness company, SOCFIN. BBC reporter Umaru Fofana went to the area with a group of human rights activists and sent this special report from Pujehun.