More than three people were murdered each week in 2018, with countless more criminalised, for defending their land and our environment.
Land and environmental defenders play a crucial role in protecting their land - and our climate - against destructive business practices.
We investigate how profits from Colombian cartels’ narcotics trafficking were laundered through a development that bore Donald Trump’s name
On 31 July 2020 we convened a panel of land and environmental defenders from Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico to discuss the challenges facing defenders in Latin America, the world’s most dangerous region for environmental activism
El 31 de julio de 2020, reunión a un panel de personas expertas de Colombia, Guatemala y México, para discutir los desafíos en América Latina, región consignada como la más peligrosa para el activismo medioambiental
Conozca a los valientes hombres y mujeres que defienden su tierra y nuestro medio ambiente frente a la violencia y las amenazas.
Meet the brave men and women standing up for their land and our environment in the face of violence and threats.
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The European Union is failing to stifle a deadly trade in conflict minerals, a coalition of rights groups including Global Witness and Amnesty International warned today, weeks before new legislation will be discussed in Parliament.
On October 30, 2019, land and environmental defenders from different regions of the world came together in Washington, D.C. to share their work exposing environmental destruction and human rights abuses linked to destructive industries.
¿Cuál es la esencia de nuestro Informe Anual sobre Personas Defensoras, y qué sucede después?
What makes our Defenders Annual Report – and what happens after?
To celebrate International Women's Day we're celebrating some of the most inspirational women activists, defenders and investigators from across the world.
Land and environmental defenders across the globe already face killings, threats, harassment and criminalisation for peacefully protecting their homes and our planet. But this year, COVID-19 has made their situation even more precarious – and urgent action is needed