Why The Jailing of Tanzanian Ivory Kingpins Matters
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" .