19 February 2007
Botswana's Bushmen continue to be harassed
Survival International reports that six Bushmen have been arrested, starved and held for six days after police and wildlife guards accused them of hunting in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (their ancestral land) in Botswana. They were then released without charge. Read more ...
Why do "civilised" people continue to abuse hunter gatherers? Because civilised people's lives are based on abuse. They know no other way. If only they would take some lessons from these incredible people who perfected the art - many thousands of years ago - of living without abuse, of living in tune with nature, of living free.
There are 100 000 Bushmen left in the world.