Mexico's deadly toll of environment and land defenders catalogued in report

Mexico's deadly toll of environment and land defenders catalogued in report At least 83 murdered in 2012-2019, with a third of attacks targeting opponents of energy mega-projectsAt least 83 Mexican land and environment defenders were murdered between 2012 and 2019, while hundreds more were threatened, beaten and criminalized, according to a new report.Latin America is the most dangerous continent in the world to defend environmental, land and human rights, with Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala ranking worst. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/20/mexico-environment-land-defenders-murdered-rights-indigenous