Photo Gallery: Ruthless Exploitation in Laos
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Photo Gallery: Ruthless Exploitation in Laos

Laos Land Grabs Deutsche Bank Backs Ruthless 'Rubber Lords'

Vietnamese companies have been ruthlessly taking advantage of Laotian locals and their environment to create vast rubber plantations. The "rubber lords" are also getting support for the land grabs from Germany's Deutsche Bank, which is violating its ethics and sustainability policies, critics say.
Translated from the German by Josh Ward