Defenders of the Earth – Global Killings of land and Environmental Defenders in 2016

Earlier this year, US legislators in North Dakota debated a proposed bill that would allow drivers to run over and kill an environmental protester without facing jail. The bill was the latest chilling indication of a worldwide phenomenon which Global Witness is determined to help end: the increasing suppression of environmental and land rights activism which, in many countries, means the murder of those brave enough to raise their voice.

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Categories: Human Rights Defenders
Author: Global Witness