Celebrating those who were killed defending human rights
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Philippines: Cold-blooded murders signal the start of 2019 under Duterte
Colombia: Six human rights defenders killed during the first week of 2019
Philippines: at least six persons killed in security clampdown, including HRDs Jesus “Dondon” Isugan, Reneboy Fat and Jaime Revilla
Colombia: Assassination attempt against Lidia Gómez and killing of indigenous and campesino human rights defenders
Mexico: 161 personas defensoras de DH asesinadas en sexenio que termina, sembradores de esperanza: Red TDT
MAJOR NEW REPORT BY FRONT LINE DEFENDERS AND THE HRD MEMORIAL EXPOSES THE DRAMATIC ESCALATION IN THE NUMBERS OF HRDS KILLED IN RECENT YEARS.
Blog: “What is happening now across the world is nothing less than a systematic attack on peasant communities and indigenous peoples”.
Colombia: Stunning visualisation of killings of social leaders between January 2016 and July 2018
India: Dalit activism: the “God of Small Things” and endemic discrimination
Global Witness Annual Report: The world is deadlier than ever for land and environmental defenders, with agribusiness the industry most linked to killings
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