Tanzania is selling out to Dubai.
The African country has been accused of going back on a promise to kick tens of thousands of people off their ancestral land in order to allow the Royal family of Dubai to hunt big game.
More than 40,000 Masai are to be evicted. with at least 1,500 sq. km. of land being pulled out from under them.
They are to receive $590,000 in Compensation which will be invested into development projects.
The deal was brokered by the Ortelo Business Corporation (OBC), a luxury safari company with a number of elite clients.
‘In the Now’ speak to Lucy Claridge Head of Law with Minority Rights Group International about the outrageous plan.
Video By In the Now with RT’s Senior Political correspondent Anissa Naouai
Please sign and share the petition to Tanzania’s President Kikwete. Click HERE for petition
“President Kikwete: keep your promise to the Maasai people and cancel the deal that would kick them off their ancestral land to make way for a Dubai-owned hunting reserve, and guarantee permanent rights to their lands in writing.”