The Death Squads Hunting Environmental Defenders

Source: In These Times
by Alessandra Bergamin

In These Times tracked violence against environmental defenders from 2014 to 2024 in 10 hotspot countries. Using the same methodology as a State Department watchdog group, we collected data from public sources to conservatively identify 573 killings of environmental activists. Of that number, close to half involved the state.” (07/10/24)