Smugglers Axing Kashmir Forests

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Les tensions politiques au Cachemire favorisent la contrebande de bois

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During the summer of 2010 Kashmir saw one of the worst face-offs between pro-freedom Kashmiri youth and law enforcement agencies. Smugglers used the unrest surrounding these outbreaks to conceal their steady ramping up of the black market timber trade, at times with complicity of authorities.

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