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Defending native lands and natural resources increasingly dangerous

June 24th, 2012 by Global Witness

According to a Global Witness briefing “A Hidden Crisis?“, as competition for access to natural resources increases, more activists, journalists, and community members are being killed defending the rights to land and forests. The briefing finds that over 711 people appear to have been killed in the last decade – more than one a week. […]