Subject: Request for Intervention to Stop Environmental Crimes Against the Argan Tree.
Ladies and gentlemen
A thorough coordination to defend the rights of the indigenous inhabitants of Morocco in their lands and resources calls for you urgently, In order to stop the environmental crime of several thousand hectares of argan trees threatened with extinction in the region, "Isndaln" Taroudant province, by the Moroccan branch of a Frenco-Swedish cement company Lafarge-HOLCIM with open complicity with official Moroccan institutions.
Several indigenous people (landowners) were arrested during their intervention to protect this tree (allegedly protected by the United Nations). These persons are:
Abdallah OULMINE, Abdallah IDRISSI, LAHCENE MARJANE, MUSTAPHA BARGACHE .They are currently detained in Taroudant Prison.
TAROUDANT (MOROCCO) 2019/09/05