Kenya's Death Penalty Plan For Poachers Draws Criticism

Critics argue that the retweeting by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, CITES, of the government's plan to fast track a law to make the illegal hunting of wildlife a capital offence, punishable by the death penalty, gives the impression that the organization endorses the plan, writes Francis Massé for The Conversation.



The carcass of an elephant killed by poachers.

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