Posts Tagged ‘Samsudin’

Malaysian Tentacles in Madagascar, Courier Fingers ‘Lizard King’

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Malaysia wildlife trafficking syndicates extend to Madagascar.   Those inside have known this for years.  Last summer, Malaysian authorities intercepted two Malagasy couriers trafficking wildlife to Malaysia.  The women were arrested and sentenced to a year in prison.  One of the women gave birth there.  Remarkably, Malaysian authorities made no significant investigation of the couriers one of whom filed a police report just before her departure last month fingering Anson Wong as her boss, along with a man she knew as “Vijay.”

Wildlife Department director, Abd Rasid Samsudin is accused today in Malaysian press of ‘Sleeping on the Job.’   ROAR, N Surendran, Lawyers for Liberty, and others are right.  Perhilitan has failed to make a single case against a wildlife trafficking kingpin in Malaysia.  There is a reason for it.

Malaysian People Speak, Too! Call for Investigation

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

The Malaysian public are responding with fury to Hilary Chiew’s probe on wildlife trafficking running this week in The Star.  Here are some letters running today, including one from Azrina Abdullah, which you’ve got to read if you care about public taking action for wildlife:  Letters to the Editor .  They respond to this article…

Front Page, The Star, Aug 10, 2009

Front Page, The Star, Aug 10, 2009