Peru government trying to stop illegal logging against powerful traders

Threats & violence against #Peru forest agencies follow attempt to seize illegal timber scheduled for export. http://larepublica.pe/impresa/politica/723051-operacion-amazonas-la-historia-de-la-mayor-incautacion-de-madera-de-origen-ilegal

Please RT! Support #Peru’s forest agencies working hard to shut down the illegal timber trade, despite violence & threats. #environmentaldefenders [ADD PHOTO OF COFFINS; SEE BELOW]

#Peru’s forest enforcement agency leaders’ names written on symbolic coffins after attempt to seize illegal timber bound for U.S. [ADD PHOTO OF COFFINS; SEE BELOW]Gov of #Peru must support forest agencies working to stop #illegallogging & illicit trade, as biggest exporters implicated in recent bust.

VIDEO @repblumenauer’s speech on #environmentaldefenders in #Peru. US can use #LaceyAct, #FTA to fight timber mafias http://www.c-span.org/video/?401484-1/us-house-morning-hour&start=47

@Ollanta_HumalaT Congratulations on Peruvian agencies hard work to fight illegal timber trade, despite violence & threats. 

http://larepublica.pe/impresa/politica/723051-operacion-amazonas-la-historia-de-la-mayor-incautacion-de-madera-de-origen-ilegal

 
@Ollanta_HumalaT Excelente trabajo en luchar contra el comercio de madera ilegal, a pesar de la violencia y las amenazas.
@Ollanta_HumalaT Perú está haciendo su parte en luchar contra el comercio de tala ilegal. Ahora le toca al Gov EEUU
@Ollanta_HumalaT  Urgente: protección y apoyo para las valientes instituciones del gob Peru luchando contra comercio de tala ilegal

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