Tag Archives: Killing of Cecil the lion

14Aug/21

Another Majestic Lion Was Killed In Zimbabwe, Allegedly By An American Hunter

A majestic lion named Mopane was allegedly killed by an American hunter outside of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe last week. Mopane’s death has sparked international outcry with details surrounding his killing similar to those of Cecil the lion, slaughtered in 2015 in the same area. With his impressive mane, Mopane was well-known to local tour guides and international tourists visiting the area to catch a glimpse of him. Continue reading

01Feb/16
The statue of Cecil Rhodes

Oxford keeps statue of colonialist Rhodes, dividing opinion

Opinions are divided as an Oxford University college announces that it will keep a statue of 19th century colonialist Cecil Rhodes on display.

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08Sep/15

Minnesota dentist who killed Zimbabwe lion returns to work

The Minnesota dentist whose killing of Zimbabwean lion Cecil sparked global outcry from animal lovers maintains that the hunt was legal and heads back to work,

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31Jul/15

US cites fair trial considerations in Zimbabe lion killing extradition request

In the wake of a request by Zimbabwe for the extradition of a US citizen accused of killing Cecil the Lion, U.S. State department says that all extradition requests take into account the ability of a country to provide a fair trial and other “humanitarian” considerations.

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31Jul/15

Zimbabwe wants lion-killer Palmer to face charges

(DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY OXFORD UNIVERSITY / REUTERS) – Zimbabwe’s environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says she wants Dr Walter Palmer brought back to Zimbabwe to face charges for killing Cecil — Zimbabwe’s celebrated lion.
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31Jul/15

U.S. hunter becomes the hunted

(REUTERS/WHITEHOUSE.GOV /HUNTFOREVER.ORG /TWITTER.COM) – The American dentist and trophy hunter accused of killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe is getting a taste of being hunted himself.
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