Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have agreed to support Basarwa who are threatened from their traditional environment ÔÇô First People of the Kalahari (FPK) reported this week.
The organization has issued a press statement saying “we as First People of the Kalahari are very happy because Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have said they would like to support Bushmen. “
FPK wrote a letter to the couple asking for help against their eviction from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) by the government of Botswana.
”Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have now said at a press conference in Namibia that they would like to help the Bushmen, who are threatened in their traditional environment” stated the FPK press release.
”First People of the Kalahari are very pleased about this and we thank them both for their support. We hope they will help us in our campaign to convince our government to let us go home and to stop the government officials harassing us.”