227 environmental defenders killed in record attacks in 2020 and other stories

Today we look at the Global Witness report on attacks on environmental defenders, the dropping of all charges against 3 Denver PSL organizers in the US, and more

September 14, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up, we take a look at the Global Witness report on increasing attacks against land and environmental defender across the world; the dropping of all charges against 3 organizers in relation to the mass protests demanding justice for Elijah McClain in the US; a report by the Housing and Land Rights Network on evictions in India during the COVID-19 pandemic; the results of Norway’s general elections and the victory of the Labour Party; and a new study in The Lancet which says that booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines are not needed for the general population at this stage of the pandemic. 

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