Birendra Mahato, from the Tharu tribe in Nepal, explains how Indigenous people are victims of Chitwan National Park – the Tharu were forcibly evicted in the name of conservation, despite being the ones who had protected the forest. He describes how international conservation organisations use the Tharu name to raise funds, yet far from benefitting from the money raised, the Tharu continue to be victims of conservation. -- Act Now: -- Tribal Voice is a project by Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples. More than one hundred and fifty million people in over sixty countries live in tribal societies. From the Amazon to the Kalahari, from the jungles of India to the Congo rainforest, Tribal Voice gives them a platform. They experience appalling racism and genocidal violence. Their lands and resources are stolen for profit. Their ways of life are being deliberately and systematically destroyed. Here they speak out about what matters to them; watch, listen, and get involved:

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