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Mexico: Environmental activists are found dead; local human rights commission reports illegal logging may be responsible
“Second person linked to butterfly sanctuary found dead in Mexico”, 2 February 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on human rights defenders
Front Line Defenders' global analysis finds 40% of defenders killed in 2019 were working on land, environmental & indigenous rights
Front Line Defenders’s (FLD) 2019 Global Analysis highlights the main trends facing human rights defenders at a global level, drawing on FLD's data coming from their protection grants programme. The report found that there were 304 killings of HRDs,...
Global Analysis 2019 details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial harassment, and gendered attacks faced by HRDs and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) around the world. …HRDs are at the forefront of social...
- Related stories: Ghana: Fishing observer goes missing on trawler owned by Dalian Meng Xin Ocean Fisheries
- This is a non response from the following companies: Dalian Meng Xin Ocean Fisheries
The Guardian reported that Emmanuel Essien went missing in July 2019 aboard the Meng Xin 15, a trawler owned by Dalian Meng Xin Ocean Fisheries. Emmanuel Essien worked as a fishing observer in Ghana. His work was part of a government effort to regulate...
Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)
“Denuncian irregularidades y amenazas en el juicio por desaparición del defensor Sergio Rivera”, 6 de diciembre de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias sobre defensoras/es