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Ofir Drori's presentation at the 19th COP of CITES

On the side-lines of the CITES 19th Conference of Parties that took place in Panama City, Ofir Drori did a presentation on fighting the illegal trade in primates during a side event that focused on how to stop the illegal trade in primates, organised by CATCA Environmental and Wildlife Society and the International Primate Protection League.

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Ofir Drori's presentation at the 19th COP of CITES

2 traffickers arrested with 180kg scales of giant pangolins

2 traffickers arrested with 180kg scales of giant pangolins. They smuggled the 7 sacks from the south of the country to Yaounde where they were arrested. Great work of the LAGA team with the authorities.

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2 traffickers arrested with 180kg scales of giant pangolins

2 traffickers arrested in Yaounde with 66kg Giant Pangolin scales

2 traffickers arrested in Yaounde with 66kg Giant Pangolin scales. One of the traffickers, a Nigerian, has been operating his ring for at least four years known to our investigations. Very good work of the LAGA team with the authorities.

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2 traffickers arrested in Yaounde with 66kg Giant Pangolin scales

3 traffickers arrested with 50 ivory statues, an elephant tail and 11 lion teeth

3 traffickers arrested with 50 ivory statues, an elephant tail and 11 lion teeth in a crackdown on a major criminal network. The Guinean and Liberian were arrested attempting to sell the ivory denouncing the third - a Senegalese wealthy owner of a jewellery shop, he confessed that lines of supply for the lion teeth to produce necklaces are from Ghana and Nigeria, while elephant tails lines to produce bracelets are from Cameroon.

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3 traffickers arrested with 50 ivory statues, an elephant tail and 11 lion teeth

3 traffickers arrested with 26.5kg of ivory

3 traffickers arrested with 26.5kg of ivory. One of them is a repeat offender arrested 5 years ago before Gabon changed the low to a more deterring imprisonment. This time he will feel the difference ????

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3 traffickers arrested with  26.5kg of ivory

Two arrested with a mandrill

Two arrested with a mandrill. The chained mandrill was put in a sack to be traded illegally. The mandrill was brought by a worker in a logging company near the Congolese border. Good work of the LAGA team with the authorities.

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Two arrested with a mandrill

a trafficker arrested with two tusks

A trafficker arrested with two tusks. Similar to last arrest, he is a logging company worker. Good work of Conservation Justice with the authorities.

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a trafficker arrested with two tusks

a trafficker arrested with 2 leopard skins

A trafficker arrested with 2 leopard skins. The illegal trade in leopard skins is growing and a real threat to their survival. Also seized 2 crocodile skins.

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a trafficker arrested with 2 leopard skins

a corrupt wildlife officer and 2 more ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks

A corrupt wildlife officer and 2 more ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks. The wildlife officer of 15 years of service was violent during the arrest and even gave a scratch injury to a policemen in his fight.

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a corrupt wildlife officer and  2 more ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks

3 traffickers arrested with almost 100 kg Ivory in a crackdown on a Nigerian ivory gang

3 traffickers arrested with almost 100 kg Ivory in a crackdown on a Nigerian ivory gang. The traffickers were arrested at the home of one them in Douala’s notorious New Bell neighbourhood.

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3 traffickers arrested with almost 100 kg Ivory in a crackdown on a Nigerian ivory gang

4 traffickers arrested with two human skeletons.

4 traffickers arrested with two human skeletons. LAGA and the entire EAGLE Network, as activists, do our best to fight injustice.

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4 traffickers arrested with two human skeletons.

A trafficker arrested and another mandrill rescued.

Tiffany’s team hits again ! A trafficker arrested and another mandrill rescued.

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A trafficker arrested and another mandrill rescued.