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Record number of environmental activists murdered

Global Witness says 227 environmental activists were killed last year. More than half occurred in just three countries: Colombia, Mexico and the Philippines. Indigenous communities, which make up only about 5% of the world's population, bore the brunt of the violence. In some places, protest has been stigmatized or criminalized, the group says.
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Record number of environmental activists murdered

More than 220 environment and land rights activists were murdered last year, according to a report.

3 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Record number of environmental activists murdered

More than 220 environment and land rights activists were murdered last year, according to a report.

3 months ago|United Kingdom
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Murders of environment and land defenders hit record high

Figures from Global Witness for 2020 show violent resource grab continued unabated despite pandemicMurders of environment and land defenders hit a record high last year as the violent resource grab in the global south continued unabated despite the pandemic.New figures released by Global Witness show that 227 people were killed in 2020 while trying to protect forests, rivers and other ecosystems that their livelihoods depended on.Continue readin…

3 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Record 227 land and environmental defenders murdered in 2020

‘The lockdown was essentially a crackdown,’ environmental defender in the Philippines tells The Independent

3 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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227 people were killed defending the environment last year, a new report shows. That's a record.

The environmental and human rights watchdog Global Witness reported an average of more than four people a week died while defending the environment last year.

3 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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Report: 2020 is deadliest year for `environmental defenders’

The environmental group Global Witness says at least 227 people died last year defending their homes, land and livelihoods from environmental exploitation as the deepening climate crisis increasingly pits economic interests against local communities

3 months ago|United States
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Report: 2020 is deadliest year for `environmental defenders’

LONDON (AP) — At least 227 people died last year defending their homes, land and livelihoods from environmental exploitation as the deepening climate crisis increasingly pits economic interests against local communities, according to data compiled by the environmental group Global…

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Another Deadly Year For LatAm Environment Defenders

A record 227 people were killed worldwide in 2020 for their defense of nature -- more than four a week on average, and almost three-quarters of them in Latin America, environmental rights organization Global Witness said Sunday. For the second year in a row, Colombia was the country with the highest number of killings -- 65 -- while Nicaragua had the highest per-capita rate, with 12 murders up from five in 2019, the group said in its annual repo…

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Another deadly year for LatAm environment defenders

A record 227 people were killed worldwide in 2020 for their defence of nature - more than four a week on average, and almost three-quarters of them in Latin America, environmental rights organization Global Witness said Sunday.

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227 people were killed defending the environment last year, a new report shows. That's a record.

By Rachel Ramirez, CNNBehind the veil of the Covid-19 pandemic, 227 people were killed last year protecting forests, water and other natural resources under increasing stress from climate change, making 2020 the deadliest year on record for environmental defenders according to a report published Monday.The environmental and human rights watchdog Global Witness gathered and analyzed 2020 data from around the world involving lethal attacks on envi…

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