Uganda land grab claim by UK charity

Publisher:
AlJazeeraEnglish
Publication Date:
22 September 2011
Tags:
Uganda, Europe and Africa, Human Rights, Land and Rural Issues, Company News, Environment

A new report by the British charity Oxfam suggests that more than 22,000 Ugandans have been forced of their homes since 2004.  

Oxfam claims many of them have been left homeless after being evicted in so-called 'land-grabs', to clear the way for timber plantations. 

One case involves the British firm, New Forest Company, which says it has done nothing wrong. Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from Uganda.

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