Posts Tagged ‘Madagascar’

Madagascar Further Exposes Malaysia Wildlife Trafficking Pipeline

Thursday, July 7th, 2011


L’Express in Madagascar further exposes the link among Anson Wong and other Malaysian wildlife traffickers plundering Madagascar in this front page story today:

Malaysian Couriers Jailed, Boss Remains Free

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

The two women recently stopped by Malaysian Customs while smuggling hundreds of endangered animals from Madagascar have been prosecuted and sentenced to a year each under a new Malaysian wildlife law, according to TRAFFIC:

Update: on 20 July, the two women passengers involved were each sentenced to a year in jail under Section 10 (a) of the International Trade in Endangered Species Act 2008.

They were the first to be prosecuted under the Act that came into force on 28 June and provides for a maximum fine of RM100,000 per animal or plant but not exceeding an aggregate of RM1 million (USD316,000), or to imprisonment for a maximum term of seven years, or both, for importing or exporting any scheduled species without a permit.

Indo-Malaysia-Thailand-Madagascar: The Devil’s Quadrilateral

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

More evidence Madagascar is being plundered by illegal traffickers from SE Asia: