11/19/2014 11:59 am ET Updated Nov 19, 2014

Tanzania Is Uprooting 40,000 People For The Most Despicable Reason

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More than 40,000 indigenous Masai people are going to be evicted from their ancestral homelands in Tanzania's Serengeti national park by the end of the year. But instead of the usual culprits of mass displacement — conflict, drought or environmental degradation — the indigenous people are being driven from their home because the Dubai royal family wants to make the Masai's land into their own private reserve.

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