Zimbabwe Govt Wants American Lion Hunter Extradited

Zimbabwe 's environment minister has called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, the trophy hunter from Minnesota who has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger after he shot dead Cecil the lion. Two Zimbabweans face poaching charges for their involvement in the killing at a farm just outside Hwange National Park.


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  • Zimbabwe:   Two Arrested for Killing Famous Lion

    The Herald, 29 July 2015

    Gwayi Conservancy farmer Honest Trymore Ndlovu and a professional hunter Theo Bronkhorst, are expected to appear in court today in Victoria Falls for allegedly conniving to kill… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Hwange's Iconic Lion Killed

    The Herald, 28 July 2015

    Government has launched an investigation into the killing of the country's most famous lion in Hwange National Park by a hunter who reportedly paid $55 000 bribe to game guides.… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   American Hunter Kills Famous Zimbabwe Lion

    Al Jazeera, 29 July 2015

    Wildlife officials have accused an American hunter of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two guides. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   'Commercial Poachers Should Rot in Jail'

    The Herald, 27 July 2015

    Little by little, small actions taken today become bigger actions tomorrow, changing not only the course of history, but the future, also. Now, one Zimbabwean man, Mr Samuel Nkomo,… Read more »

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