Saturday, October 29, 2011

Greenpeace invasion of Pomio (refer to story below)

Pro-project crowd last Sunday

Pomio district administrator Pomaleu Langisan (centre) and armed police defuse what could have turned out to be a nasty situation in Pomio last Sunday

Pomio about to be invaded by Greenpeace activists and accompanying journalists. They narrowly escaped being attacked by a welcome reception at the wharf

Opposing groups on the warpath as a Greenpeace helicopter hovers over last Sunday

Logging vessel which was defaced by Greenpeace in Pomio lastMonday

Greenpeace activists about to land at the RH wharf in Pomio last Sunday, before being turned away by an angry crowd

An armed policeman stops pro-project group from advancing any further

A Greenpeace helicopter hovers over Pomio last Sunday

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:36 AM

    Malum, these photos are utterly biased. Why can't you include stories of those that are against logging? And what is your view as a Papua New Guinean about the concerns on environmental destruction, land alienation and human rights abuse by foreign owned logging companies or businesses?