Open letter on the role of US Embassy officials in a land grab deal in Cameroon

Open letter on the role of US Embassy officials in a land grab deal in Cameroon

AFJN is one of many organizations which signed on a letter to Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-GreenField regarding the role of US Embassy officials in a land grab deal signed by the President of Cameroon.  “Through cables recently obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request, we have learned that US diplomats and high-level US officials applied serious pressure on the Cameroonian government to approve the Herakles Farms project. The cables show that during her visit to Cameroon in May 2013. The cables can be found here. Furthermore, the company is registered in a tax heaven in the Cayman Island. Click here to read the full letter.

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