Yang Feng Glan, who is popularly known as the "queen of ivory", and her co-accused were this week sentenced to 15 years in prison for trafficking ivory. The accused faced three counts, including setting up a syndicate to collect 860 elephant tusks weighing 15,900 kilos, which came from 430 elephants.
Why Jailing of Ivory Kingpins Matters
Citizen, 21 February 2019
Tuesday's jailing of the 'ivory queen' means two of Tanzania's foremost ivory kingpins are now behind bars, signaling a major turning point in efforts to combat poaching and… Read more »
Chinese national Yang Feng Glan dubbed "queen of Ivory" .
'Ivory Queen', Accomplices Handed 15-Year Prison Terms
Citizen, 20 February 2019
Chinese national Yang Feng Glan, alias Ivory Queen, was yesterday sentenced to 15 years in jail for trafficking in ivory. Read more »
Tanzania Convicts Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Trafficker
Citizen, 19 February 2019
A Tanzanian court on Tuesday convicted a Chinese woman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" for her role in trafficking tusks from more than 400 elephants. Read more »
'Ivory Queen' Found Guilty
China national Ms Yang Feng Glan (66) popularly known as "Ivory Queen) and other two, today Tuesday February 20 were found guilty for illegal ivory trade Read more »
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