Tokyo 2020 Olympics Implicated in Rainforest Destruction for Japan's New National Stadium

As Japan prepares for the games, indigenous Malaysians suffer the destruction of their homeland.

On the anniversary of the first Tokyo OlympicsMatu Tugang, headman of the Indigenous Penan community of Long Jaik from Sarawak, Malaysia, delivered an urgent plea to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to stop Japan’s use of wood from a company that is destroying their forests and their livelihoods.

Japan has been using tropical timber from Sarawak to construct the New...

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