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Botswana president denies shoot to kill policy

Botswana president denies shoot to kill policy

Maria Hamutenya Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi says his country does not have a shoot-to-kill policy towards Namibians and foreign nationals who that country decides (without arrest or trial) has encroached illegally on its borders. Masisi’s statement are in stark contrast to his predecessor, former President Ian Khama, who had defended the policy saying his country's strategy to enforce a shoot-to-kill approach against Namibians should be a warning to potential poachers. “When something happens a number of times and repeats itself, a label is put to it and some people even domicile in Botswana begin to use the language and that…
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