Batwa pygmies

Batwa pygmies

Batwa pygmies in the jungle. This group used to harness honey, use plants for medicinal purposes, and hunt forest animals using spears. When the forest was declared a national heritage site, the Batwa were expelled from the forest. They now live on the outskirts of the forest and mix with local communities.

Batwa community complain of extortion and torture by Ugandan soldiers