Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English

Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English

via Tanzania Maasai evicted from ancestral land – In Pictures – Al Jazeera English.

Lolyondo, Tanzania – The Tanzanian government has ordered thousands of Maasai tribespeople to abandon traditional grazing lands to make way for what they say will be a conservation site.

But the Maasai are refusing to leave their ancestral land. They say the real reason they are being forced out is to give a Dubai-based hunting company exclusive access.

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