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Article from the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation on the Norwegian government’s investments in palm oil company Wilmar International and human rights abuses in Indonesian oil palm plantations

3 May, 2012

Click here to read the full article from the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (in Norwegian only), which features an interview with FPP’s Sophie Chao.

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Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation article