Those of us who joined later, as well as those who chose to leave Luezterath when the demolition began, set up camp on the outskirts of the nearby village Keyenberg, from where further resistance was launched.
‘Green Displacement’: Pakistan’s 10 Billion Tree Tsunami and its Impact on Migratory Bakarwal People
“This is my profession since my grandfathers and forefathers; to travel and bring the goats and sheep to mountain areas in summer and go in winter back down to Haripur for 7 months of the year… The past seven years, the forest department stop us.”
‘The Colombian peace process is a beautiful peace process, but it’s just a beautiful document. Beautiful poetry, but it is not implemented yet. That’s the reason why I am out, and many environmentalists and many leaders of their communities have been murdered and attacked.’