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 Conversation Africa, 22 May 2018
Kenya's minister for tourism and wildlife recently announced that the country will fast track a law to make the illegal hunting of wildlife a capital offense punishable by the… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 20 May 2018
Wildlife poaching in Kenya may soon be a capital offence, punishable by death. The proposal has surfaced because people believe existing penalties aren't stringent enough, and… Read more »
The carcass of an elephant killed by poachers.