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UN Council Calls for LRA Ivory Poaching Investigation (DR Congo)


Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, elephants, danger, cruelty, habitat )

Jill
- 609 days ago - savetheelephants.org
UNITED NATIONS - The UN Security Council has demanded an investigation into reports that Lord's Resistance Army rebels are killing elephants for ivory to raise cash.



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Bob P. (424)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 3:33 pm
thanks
 

Nimue P. (231)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 5:04 pm
Noted thanks Jill.
 

Christeen Anderson (467)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 8:01 pm
It's about time they did something. Thank you.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 11:44 pm
It's about time that they investigate these horrific crimes.
 

Patricia H. (468)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 4:55 am
noted
 

Tanya W. (46)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 5:42 am
Noted and praying for justice; thanks.
 

paul m. (93)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 6:39 am

Thanks,,,,
 

paul m. (93)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 6:55 am

Noted.....
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 7:19 am
Those who buy should be doubly sought after... they are the real reason for slaughter.
 

Hayley C. (7)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 8:39 am
Thanks
 

Hayley C. (7)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 8:40 am
And noted
 

Marlene Dinkins (231)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 1:14 pm
noted thnx jill!!! i hope this ugly act stop !!!! Ivory is brutal !!!!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Friday December 28, 2012, 10:20 am
The UN has called for an "investigation"; an "inquiry" into illegal poaching. My opinion of the UN has always been that they are are directors of self interest, special interests, Christian backed organizations- in other words, a worthless organization.
There is a man in this article holding illegally owned ivory tusks....the UN needs an investigation? Who is this man? Who took the picture? Find him, and have him lead those in authority to others. Am I missing something?
 
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