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    Posted June 12, 2014 by
    Saadani
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    Tanzania

    Land expropriation in the name of conservation

     
    Uvinje Village in Tanzania is about to be evicted from their ancestral territory after Tanzania National Parks Authority gazeted their small coastal strip (without their consent) for the creation of the Saadani National Park. Scientific research shows the legitimacy of Uvinje's claims and news reports illustrate the imminence of an eviction:

    http://www.justconservation.org/uvinje-village-and-saadani-national-park,-tanzania
    http://researchimpacts.wordpress.com/
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbnMrP9w9v_vxof5KuqJF0Q/videos
    News Reports:
    http://www.justconservation.org/uvinje-village-and-saadani-national-park,-tanzania

    http://www.ippmedia.com/frontend/?l=68630

    http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/Tanapa--villagers-in-row-over-Saadani-land-compensation/-/1840392/2341002/-/item/0/-/x0o1x0/-/index.html
    http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/JK-asked-to-intervene-in--Tanapa-row-/-/1840392/2328730/-/4nuijez/-/index.html
    http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/Tanapa--villagers-in-row-over-Saadani-land-compensation/-/1840392/2341002/-/item/1/-/x0o1x1/-/index.html

    Now they are in a desperate race against time to have their land rights reinstated with little hope to win.
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