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Des communautés de l’État d’Edo dénoncent l’accaparement de leurs terres par SOCFIN et sa filiale Okomu Oil Palm Company PLC

« Some of the violations accusations against Okomu Oil Palm Cornpany Plc ranges from locking out citizens of their host communities from the entrance to their communities to harassment of outspoken indigenes of their host communities with security agencies, circumvention of the global principles of free, prior and informed consent, land grabbing, destruction of citizens livelihoods, use of brute force and military might to dislodge, dislocate and disperse villages and settlements within their areas of operation. »

Sources :

farmlandgrab.org, 22/09/20, SOCFIN and her subsidiary Okomu Oil Palm Company PLC rights violations in Edo State Communities/Villages : An S.O.S.

Vanguard, 03/11/20, Edo communities accuse Okomu Oil of land grabbing

Sahara Reporters, 09/11/20, Edo Community Tackles Multinational Rice Farmer Over Land Acquisition

Veille : Vincent Basserie - Support technique : Hub Rural

Crédits: AK-Project