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27 March 2020

Mexico: Environmental defender, Isaac Medardo Herrera, killed for his activism against logging and construction projects

Author: Star Tribune

“Nature reserve activist shot to death in central Mexico”, 24th March 2020...

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26 March 2020
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Asesinan a Isaac Medardo Herrera, ambientalista y luchador social en Morelos”, 25 de marzo de 2020...

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26 March 2020
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Exigen justicia para Paulina Gómez, defensora del territorio sagrado de Wirikuta”, 24 de marzo de 2020...

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24 March 2020

Colombia: Armed groups engaged in illegal mining exploit COVID-19 outbreak to kill community leaders

Author: Joe Parkin Daniels, The Guardian

"Colombian death squads exploiting coronavirus lockdown to kill activists", 23 Mar 2020...

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23 March 2020
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Dominga Ramos, defensora maya fue asesinada el 5 de marzo en su domicilio en la Comunidad Las Delicias, Municipio de Santo Domingo, Suchitepéquez.  Era integrante de CODECA, un movimiento que representa a diferentes procesos organizativos, en defensa...

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23 March 2020
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Author: Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental, A.C. (México)

"Informe sobre la situación de la personas defensoras de los derechos humanos ambientales", marzo 2020...

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20 March 2020

Mexico: At least 83 land and environmental defenders killed between 2012 and 2019 and hundreds threatened, beaten and criminalised

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“Mexico's deadly toll of environment and land defenders catalogued in report”, 20th March 2020...

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19 March 2020
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Author: Valéria Maniero, Época (Brazil)

"Brasil é denunciado por risco de genocídio indígena no Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU. Queixa feita durante audiência em Genebra alertou também para o desmonte das políticas ambientais no país- Queixa feita durante audiência em Genebra alertou...

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19 March 2020
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Pescador Anísio Souza, defensor ambiental e das comunidades, foi brutalmente assassinado após ataque a outro líder. Ambos faziam parte da AHOMAR (Associação Homens e Mulheres do Mar da Baía de Guanabara). Há mais de 20 anos, integrantes da Ahomar como...

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16 March 2020

Colombia: Report by BHRRC links Ecopetrol, Anglo American, BHP, Glencore and AngloGold Ashanti to majority of attacks against human rights defenders related to business

Author: Colombia Reports

“Multinationals implicated in killing of Colombia’s human rights defenders: report”, 3rd March 2020...

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