Bushmen in Botswana say they were forcibly evicted from village

by Craig Timberg

NEW XADE, Botswana — In the end, the Bushmen of Molapo village could neither hunt nor gather, they said. Nor could they tend crops, collect firewood or lead their goats to pasture. After tens of thousands of years, the dry but life-giving vastness of the Kalahari Desert was declared off-limits by police and wildlife officers.

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