Masai herders appear victims of land deal with Dubai hunting firm

Masai Singa Sandeya (c.) protested in Arash, Tanzania, in April against a proposed wildlife corridor. ‘Women are hurting for this land,’ she said, ‘and are going to die for it.’ Photo by Jason Patinkin

Loliondo Region, Tanzania

Tens of thousands of Masai herders in northern Tanzania this spring are protesting a government plan to remove them from their grazing lands to make way for a private hunting firm from the Persian Gulf.  Read more…

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