Enemies of the State?
More than three people were murdered each week in 2018, with countless more criminalised, for defending their land and our environment.
Environmental ActivistsPress release
Spotlight on Criminalisation of Land and Environmental Defenders
Global Witness report highlights use of terrorism laws and aggressive legal attacks by powerful elites to crush protest
Their faces: defenders on the frontline
Meet the brave men and women standing up for their land and our environment in the face of violence and threats.
2017 Defenders Annual Report
'At What Cost?' looks at irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders in 2017.
Brazil, D.R. Congo, PeruBriefing
What Businesses & Governments can do for Defenders
Governments, companies and investors can play an important role in supporting defenders
US Congress calls for action on Honduras in response to murders of land and environmental activists
78 US legislators demand that Rex Tillerson do more to protect land and environmental defenders in Honduras
Honduras: the deadliest country in the world for environmental activism
More than 120 people have been killed in Honduras since 2010 for standing up to companies that grab land and trash the environment
Defenders of the earth
2016 saw a record 200 killings of people defending their land, forests and rivers against destructive industries