Saturday, 27 January 2018

The Defenders

Jose Claudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife Maria do Espírito Santo​, Amazon activists who campaigned against illegal deforestation, were killed in an ambush in May 2011. Photograph: Reuters

The defenders
This year, in collaboration with Global Witness, the Guardian will attempt to record all of the deaths of people who are killed while defending their land, forests, rivers or wildlife – most often against the harmful impacts of industry. We will also document the stories of some of the land and environmental defenders still under attack 
[you can follow the Defenders on this link

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