Tour companies suspend tours over Botswana's continued persecution of Bushmen
Last updated 11/23/2013 at 11am
GABORONE, BOTSWANA-Two travel companies have suspended their tours to the country and several others have expressed concern about the Botswana government's continued persecution of the Bushmen. The government is stopping the Bushmen from hunting and forces them to apply for permits to access their ancestral land in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR).
International tour operator Travelpickr joined Survival's boycott and said, "We have canceled our pending [tour] requests for Botswana and informed the local tour operators about this boycott. We will suspend all tours and block tour...