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Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya

World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

- 1885 days ago -
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.


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Alexandra G (250)
Monday February 24, 2014, 4:18 am
thanks, Cal

Past Member (0)
Monday February 24, 2014, 4:21 am

Frances Darcy (92)
Monday February 24, 2014, 4:54 am
noted with sadness

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday February 24, 2014, 5:43 am
Noted & posted

Debra Tate (17)
Monday February 24, 2014, 1:09 pm
Sadly noted.

Birgit W (160)
Monday February 24, 2014, 1:16 pm
Terrible, I wished there would be a petition to sign.

pam w (139)
Monday February 24, 2014, 1:43 pm
I know something about Kenyan politics....there is a LOT more information hidden here. Who will really profit?

Roger G (148)
Monday February 24, 2014, 2:21 pm
noted, thanks

barbara C Horban (56)
Monday February 24, 2014, 2:29 pm
So terribly sad. Noted and shared

Past Member (0)
Monday February 24, 2014, 4:16 pm
I know the feeling. Thanks

SusanAWAY A (219)
Monday February 24, 2014, 7:06 pm
Noted and shared. This is so sad and so wrong. What gives governments the right to displace indigenous peoples from their lands? It's happened in America, in Canada and in Australia and I'm sure in many other countries around the world. It's always the wealthy who think they can just go in and take what they want. They know these people can't fight back very well. I cry for these people.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 1:49 am
Noted, tks Cal.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 1:52 am
Why can't people leave others to live their lives in the way they want without interference it would be a better world if they did.

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:19 am
noted, shared on fb, twitter, google, thx.
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