WWF and the European Commission say they are not aware of human rights violations in the creation of Messok Dja national park. Survival says: Listen to Odette. She shares her experience of beatings and violence at the hands of park rangers when her family tries to enter the forest to fish or collect mangoes for food. As her story shows, the Baka tribe have not given their consent to the park. (Image via YouTube)
The World Wildlife Fund and colonial conservation are threatening the existence of tribal people in Congo.
Lauren is one of the co-founders of Citizen Truth. She graduated with a degree in Political Economy from Tulane University. She spent the following years backpacking around the world and starting a green business in the health and wellness industry. She found her way back to politics and discovered a passion for journalism dedicated to finding the truth.