27 Feb '15, 12pm

Tanzania breaks promise - thousands of Maasai evicted to make way for lion hunt

Tanzania breaks promise - thousands of Maasai evicted to make way for lion hunt

Land is the foundation of life. It holds everything together animals, people and culture Losing the land would mean losing everything. We would rather die than have our land taken. The Tanzanian government is illegally carrying out gunpoint evictions of Maasai pastoralists in an area surrounded by the Serengeti, Maasai Mara and Ngorongoro national parks, burning hundreds of homes. It's all part of a plan to make way for luxury game hunting in the area. Ortello Business Corporation (OBC) - a luxury hunting company based in the United Arab Emirates with close connections to the Dubai Royal Family - occupied a 1,500 square km area of Maasai community land in 1992. Since then OBC has built a private airport and exclusive hunting retreats - and deployed a range of tactics to prevent indigenous Maasai people from accessing their land: cutting them off from vital grazing land and...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2771261/ta...

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