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Chiefs fight for land
30 dec. 2013 - SamoaObserver.

The group, spearheaded by Lilomaiava Ken Lameta, of Vaimoso and Safotu, has filed a letter of complaint against the ADB over a project they say “could alienate 80 per cent of all land in Samoa.”

Other group members include Teleiai Dr. Sapa Saifaleupolu, of Samatau, Fiu Mataese Elisara, of Sili Savai’i and Leulua’iali’i Tasi Malifa, of Afega.

In a letter to ADB dated 19 December 2013, the four men filed a complaint under policies that are supposed to protect “indigenous” people affected by bank projects.



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