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People With Albinism in Malawi Face 'Total Extinction' - UN
World  (tags: Albinism, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Killed, Body Parts )

Derek
- 145 days ago - bbc.in
People with albinism, who lack pigment in their skin and appear pale, are regularly killed in several African countries including Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.
Stop the Ritual Killings of Albinos for Their Body Parts in Tanzania - Petition
World  (tags: Tanzania, albino, petition, murdered, witch doctors, bones, murdered, children )

Dandelion
- 217 days ago - change.org
We want the Tanzanian government to properly protect their people with albinism from discrimination, punish the perpetrators, and bring about a programme of education for the citizens of Tanzania, so that these myths are debunked.
Help Save The Maasai Tribe - PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Tanzania, Maasai tribe, eviction )

Monica
- 1159 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Tanzanian government recently announced a renewed effort to evict the Maasai, one of Africa's oldest tribes, from their home. The Maasai people have been relocated and restricted gradually over the past 50 years by the Tanzanian government.
Stand With the Maasai ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Maasai, wildlife, animalwelfare, indigenous rights, Tanzania )

Nancy
- 1268 days ago - avaaz.org
We are elders of the Maasai from Tanzania, one of Africa's oldest tribes. The government has just announced that it plans to kick thousands of our families off our lands so that wealthy tourists can use them to shoot lions and leopards. The evictions are
TAKE ACTION! Stop the Exploitation in the Mountains of Tanzania!
World  (tags: Tanzania, exploitation of resources, petition, africa )

Giana
- 1284 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Ample natural resources in poor countries can more often be a curse than a blessing. Ruthless companies are coming and taking away these resources regardless of the environment and the local residents.
Please Act Against Saudi Hunting Corporation Evicting 48.000 Masai From Their Land
World  (tags: africa, hunting, wildlife, elephants, giraffes, rhino, masai, tanzania, saudi, serengueti, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, Refugees&Relief, violence, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, wil )

Xil
- 1422 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete is preparing to sign a deal with a big-game hunting corporation that would force 48,000 members of Africa's Maasai tribe into homelessness and destitution .More info in first comment. Please signa, note and share.
Stop the Serengeti Sell-Off ACTION
World  (tags: africa, maasai, lions, leopards, tanzania, humanrights, animalcruelty, wildanimals )

Nancy
- 1503 days ago - avaaz.org
At any moment, a big-game hunting corporation could sign a deal which would force up to 48,000 members of Africa's famous Maasai tribe from their land to make way for wealthy Middle Eastern kings and princes to hunt lions and leopards.
Act Now: Stand With Farmers in Tanzania Against Land Grab ACTION
World  (tags: Tanzania, AgriSol Energy, gmo crops, world, health, environment )

Nancy
- 1802 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Join Grassroots International and our allies in telling Bruce Rastetter and AgriSol and the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania that this plan is not a "socially responsbile agricultural investment" and that is will only hurt the country.
Serengeti on Road to Ruin, Scientists Warn
World  (tags: Serengeti, highway, wildlife, world, tanzania, environment, disaster )

Agnes
- 2193 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Plans to build a highway through Tanzania's Serengeti National Park will destroy one of the world's last great wildlife sanctuaries, a group of conservation experts has warned.
TANZANIA COMMITTED TO SELLING IVORY STOCKS
World  (tags: tanzania, ivory stockpiles, selling, kenya, elephants, slaughtered, tragedy )

Simone
- 2325 days ago - goallover.org
On Thursday Tanzania affirmed its determination to sell its 90-tonne ivory stockpile in a rejection of a suggestion from Kenya that the country burn the ivory instead.
Destroy Ivory to Curb Poaching, PM Urges Tanzania
World  (tags: prime minister, tanzania, african elephants, poaching, burn ivory stockpiles, elephant protection )

Simone
- 2331 days ago - nation.co.ke
Kenya Prime Minister Raila Odinga has urged neighbouring Tanzania to destroy its stockpiled ivory amounting to 90 tonnes to curb poaching. "I don't want to dictate to Tanzania to burn its ivory stockpiles but Kenya had burned its ivory stockpiles
Tanzania Refused Permission to Sell Ivory
World  (tags: tanzania, ivory trade, sell ivory haul, permission rejected cites, wildife poaching, elephants disappearing )

Simone
- 2377 days ago - rnw.nl
Tanzania has been refused permission to sell 80 tons of stockpiled ivory to Japan and China. Tanzania said it wanted to sell the stockpiles so it could build much-needed roads and schools. However CITES,
Pregnant Teen Forced Out of School
World  (tags: education, girls, pregnant, Tanzania, dropout, law, birth )

Naoko
- 2388 days ago - ipsnews.net
DAR-ES-SALAAM, Mar.10, 2010 (IPS) - pregnancy is the leading cause of dropouts for school girls in Tanzania. And a national law forbidding young mothers to return to school after giving birth did not make it any easier for them to continue their education
East Africa: Kenya and Tanzania Disagree on Ivory Trade
World  (tags: ivory trade, elephants, protection, kenya, tanzania, disagreeing )

Simone
- 2407 days ago - ethjournal.com
African elephants are classified in CITES Appendix I, in which trade is prohibited. Tanzania and Zambia have been lobbying for the elephant to be down-listed from Appendix I to Appendix II, which covers endangered species but in which limited
Witnesses Testify in Albino Trial
World  (tags: Tanzania, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, violence, society )

Dee
- 2674 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Witnesses have testified in the case of 11 men in Burundi, accused of the attempted murder of albino people and selling of their body parts.
 

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