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Monday, 4 February, 2002, 16:48 GMT
In pictures: End of a way of life
The authorities in Botswana want the traditional people of the central Kalahari - the San - to leave their ancestral lands for camps hundreds of miles away

San (Pic: Survival International)
The San have lived in this environment for 30,000 years

San people (Pic: Survival International)
NGOs say the forced relocation breaches their human rights

San (Pic: Survival International)
The government says providing water and food costs too much

San people (Pic: Survival International)
The area is also a wildlife reserve and a mining area

San people (Pic: Survival International)
Water deliveries from the main borehole to settlements have stopped

San settlement (Pic: Survival International)
The pump and water tanks are due to be removed

San people (Pic: Survival International)
Without water the San will have to move hundreds of miles away

San people (Pic: Survival International)
A way of life will be gone forever

See also:

23 Jan 02 | Africa
Botswana cuts Bushman services
19 Jul 01 | Africa
Losing battle for Kalahari
04 Jul 01 | Country profiles
Country profile: Botswana
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