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Global Witness Annual Report 2021 Land and Environmental Defenders

https://www.globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/environmental-activists/last-line-defence/

The climate crisis is a crisis against humanity.

Since 2012, Global Witness has been gathering data on killings of land and environmental defenders. In that time, a grim picture has come into focus – with the evidence suggesting that as the climate crisis intensifies, violence against those protecting their land and our planet also increases. It has become clear that the unaccountable exploitation and greed driving the climate crisis is also driving violence against land and environmental defenders…

Continue reading at: https://www.globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/environmental-activists/last-line-defence/