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212 Land Defenders were killed in 2019
The report published by Global Witness, an NGO based in Washington DC, titled ‘Defending Tomorrow’ stated that over 212 “land defenders” were killed in 21 countries last year.
2019 was the bloodiest year for environmental and land rights activists, says report
Over 212 “land defenders” were killed in the year 2019, says a report by Global Witness, with Colombia and the Philippines accounting for half of those