Nepal: 14 Rhino Horn Traffickers Sentenced to Jail

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Nepal: 14 Rhino Horn Traffickers Sentenced to Jail (via Annamiticus)

The Supreme Court of Nepal has upheld the 2008 guilty verdicts of 14 people convicted of rhino crimes and sentenced all of them to prison. Five people — identified as Sher Bahadur Ghalan, Shanta Bahadur Tamang, Suman Tamang, Jeet Bahadur Tamang, and Hasta Bahadur Tamang — were each sentenced to…



Rhishja Cota-Larson

I am the founder of Annamiticus, an educational nonprofit organization which provides news and information about wildlife crime and endangered species. I am the Editor of Rhino Horn is Not Medicine and Project Pangolin, author of the book Murder, Myths & Medicine, a writer for the environmental news blog Planetsave, the host of Behind the Schemes, and Producer for the upcoming documentary The Price. When I'm not blogging about the illegal wildlife trade, I enjoy gardening, reading, designing, and rocking out to live music.

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