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Rights watchdog accuses the World Bank of complicity in rights abuses around Tanzanian national park

Investigation launched into killings and evictions on World Bank tourism project

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  • The Chanzo

    The Tanzanian government’s plan to massively expand tourism across the country is no secret. In blind pursuit of attracting five million visitors annually and generating US$6 billion from the tourism sector by 2025, it has waged a brutal campaign against local and Indigenous communities living adjacent to Protected Areas (PAs).

    The...

  • USA Today

    John McEnroe left his mark on the Serengeti.

    In a tennis match played amid roaming wildlife in Tanzania, McEnroe, the seven-time Grand Slam winner, unleashed one of his signature outbursts Tuesday during an exhibition against his brother brother Patrick. It was been advertised as the first tennis match on the Serengeti.

    The event...

  • The East African

    The World Bank has given Tanzanian authorities until late December to settle complaints of civil rights violations tied to a $150 million natural resources project that the bank is funding before it launches a formal investigation into the matter.

    The Bank’s board on November 15 gave the green light for the probe into the Resilient...

  • The Citizen

    The World Bank has given Tanzanian authorities until late December to settle complaints of civil rights violations tied to a $150 million natural resources project that the bank is funding before it launches a formal investigation into the matter.

    The Bank’s board on November 15 gave the green light for the probe into the Resilient...

  • Common Dreams

    The bank’s funding for Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) has enabled a paramilitary force of rangers who have been involved in shocking violence, including torture, rape, and murder.

    December 10 marks 75 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Today, instead of...

  • IDN - InDepthNews

    As the world watches COP28 in Dubai amidst an accelerating climate crisis, a critical blind spot in global climate agreements remains. Despite being the world’s largest institutional emitter of greenhouse gases, the US military is completely exempt from international reporting obligations, significantly undermining global climate action.

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