Des peines peu dissuasives face aux crimes contre l'environnent au Gabon

Low deterrent sentences deal with crimes against surround in Gabon – coverage at Kanal7, a Gabonese

Channel but broadcast also on Canalsat, available in all Africa. In Gabon, killing an elephant, ivory or

leopard skins trafficking, as well as any other wildlife crime, leads only to low sentences. The prison sentences

are 22 days on average, the maximum possible penalty is six months. AALF denounce this form

of impunity that is likely to encourage any kind of trafficking. (in French)