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(en) Anti-enviro violence in Finland

From Antti Rautiainen <antti.rautiainen@kolumbus.fi>
Date Fri, 01 Jan 1993 02:07:07 +0300

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Anti-enviro violence in Finland by the department of forests

In thursday morning around 10 o'clock harvester of forest department of
Finland cut a tree in Laamasenvaara of Kuhmo so that it fell right on a
forest activist who was monitoring the logging site. She was able to walk
away from the spot herself, propably no severe injuries. In 1998 american
activist died in similar kind of incident Anti-enviromentalists haven't used
such an extreme violence in Finland in five years, last time a truck crashed
with a car with activist inside, luckily without damage. 

Half and hour later three workers of forest department beated 3 activists, 2
of which less than 20 year old women.

More info:

Pictures from the old growth area currently logged:

Antti Rautiainen - antti.rautiainen@kolumbus.fi

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