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Attempts by poachers to manipulate members of the Jarawa tribe in India’s Andaman Islands have backfired following swift action by the authorities.
Survival International has launched a tourism boycott of India’s Andaman Islands, until the degrading practice of ‘human safaris’ to the Jarawa tribe is stopped.
A ruling by India’s Supreme Court which would have curtailed ‘human safaris’ in the Andaman Islands is being ignored by the islands’ authorities.
A road at the centre of a ‘human safari’ scandal in the Andaman Islands is still open, exactly ten years after India’s Supreme Court ordered its closure.
The United Nations have been urged to put pressure on India to bring an end to “human safaris” in the Andaman Islands.
MPs in the UK have tabled a motion calling on the Indian Government to close the llegal road through the Jarawa tribe's reserve in the Andaman Islands.
The Observer newspaper has revealed evidence of police involvement in ‘human safaris’ in India’s Andaman Islands.
Tour companies in the Andaman Islands are supporting a call for tourists to boycott the Andaman Trunk Road which cuts through the Jarawa tribe’s forest.