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Botswana security forces arresting Bushmen (Native America, Discovered and Conquered)

An interesting history-related post from Native America, Discovered and Conquered:

Botswana’s security forces are arresting and intimidating Bushmen for exercising the tribe’s legal right to live and hunt in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR).

Survival International reports that a large group of police officers have set up a permanent camp close to the Bushmen community of Metsiamenong.

Police have made at least 5 arrests after finding hunted meat in the community.

Whilst the Bushmen are legally allowed to hunt inside the reserve, the government has made it impossible by unlawfully refusing to issue hunting permits.

One Bushman living inside the reserve said, ‘Since the arrests, the lives of the Bushman ...

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