EAGLE Briefings 2020

eagle-briefing-september-public.pdf, 367.82 KB
  • 14 wildlife traffickers arrested this month
  • 2 parrot traffickers, one of them a member of one of the most important international bird trafficking networks in Cameroon, arrested. They were released by a corrupt Commander and following LAGA’s intervention, they were rearrested.
  • 5 ivory traffickers arrested with 3 tusks, and a ring of traffickers crushed in Gabon
  • 7 more ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon with 10 tusks in two operations
  • Legal team of AALF supported a case of a corrupt gendarme arrested by Judicial Police with 6 tusks in Gabon
eagle-briefing-august-public.pdf, 509.88 KB
  • 12 traffickers arrested in 3 countries this month
  • 3 traffickers arrested with 2 elephant tusks in Gabon
  • 3 traffickers arrested with a leopard skin and skull in Congo
  • 3 traffickers arrested with 3 leopard skins in Gabon
  • 2 traffickers arrested with a lion skin and a leopard skin in Cameroon
  • A trafficker arrested in Cameroon with 23kg of pangolin scales
eagle-briefing-july-2020-public.pdf, 557.49 KB
  • Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the EAGLE teams pulled through with the arrest of 13 traffickers this month
  • 5 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon in two operations
  • 4 ivory traffickers arrested in Togo in a crackdown series of arrests against a criminal network
  • 2 traffickers arrested with two leopard skins and scales of giant pangolins in Congo
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 24 skins of wild animals including a leopard skin in Senegal
eagle-briefing-june-2020-public.pdf, 634.08 KB
  • Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the EAGLE teams pulled through and forward. 10 traffickers arrested this month
  • 3 pangolin scales traffickers including corrupt military men arrested with 380 kg of pangolin scales in Cameroon
  • 2 human bones traffickers arrested in Cameroon
  • 2 traffickers arrested in Cameroon with 2 ivory tusks
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 4 leopard and two crocodile skins in Senegal
  • An ivory trafficker arrested with 7 tusks in Benin
eagle-briefing-may-2020-public.pdf, 596.43 KB
  • Despite the Corona pandemic, the EAGLE teams pulled through and forward. 12 traffickers arrested this month
  • 4 human bones traffickers arrested with a human body in Cameroon
  • 3 traffickers arrested with two ivory tusks in Cameroon
  • 4 ivory traffickers arrested with one tusk in Benin
  • At least 91 media pieces were published in the countries as a result of the continuing push of the media officers spreading the message about the link between the illegal wildlife trade and the Covid-1 pandemic
eagle-briefing-april-2020-public.pdf, 410.36 KB
  • Despite the Corona pandemic, the EAGLE teams pulled through and forward. 8 traffickers arrested this month
  • 4 traffickers arrested with a leopard skin in Cameroon
  • A pangolin scale trafficker arrested with 50 kg of pangolin scales in Cameroon
  • A trafficker arrested in Cameroon with a young mandrill
  • 2 primate traffickers arrested in Cameroon with another young and wounded mandrill
  • At least 144 media pieces were published in the countries as a result of the effort of the media officers spreading the message about the link between the illegal wildlife trade and the Covid-1 pandemic
  • 5 international media quoted EAGLE in articles on the same topic
eagle-briefing-march-2020-public.pdf, 618.22 KB
  • The work of many projects has been limited by strict measures taken by governments to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic
  • 5 traffickers arrested in two countries
  • An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks in Gabon
  • 4 traffickers, one of them wanted for 18 different crimes including drugs trafficking, arrested with 20 kg of hippo teeth and 2 skulls in Senegal
  • EAGLE Côte d’Ivoire team assisted to the burning of the 3 tons of pangolin scales seized in 2017 during an EAGLE Côte d’Ivoire arrest.
eagle-briefing-february-2020-public.pdf, 645.31 KB
  • 7 wildlife traffickers arrested in 4 countries
  • A trafficker arrested with 5 large leopard skins in Cameroon
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon in two operations
  • An Algerian parrot trafficker arrested at the airport in Senegal with 131 Senegal parrots
  • 2 leopard skin traffickers arrested with a leopard skin in Benin
eagle-briefing-january-2020-public.pdf, 398.21 KB
  • 8 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon this month
  • 2 ivory traffickers, one of them corrupt military man, arrested with two tusks
  • 3 ivory traffickers, one of them a teacher, arrested with 7 tusks
  • 3 ivory traffickers including a repeat offender arrested with 2 tusks