Poaching blamed on Zim soldiers

source: News24
2010-02-11 22:14

Harare – The leader of a UN programme to protect endangered species says Zimbabwean security forces are spearheading the poaching of elephants and rhinos in the troubled country.

The secretary-general of the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites), Willem Wijnstekers, said the Zimbabwe government would be brought before his organisation’s board to explain the poaching.

He said an investigation had found [continue reading]


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