Despite critical statements by officials in the current and incoming presidencies on red-tagging, land defenders and activists have raised concerns about the possibility of greater state repression in the coming days
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A total of 16 activists have received summons for participating in a two-week long protest in Bangkok for land rights and the rights of the Indigenous Bang Kloi community
The report published by Global Witness, an NGO based in Washington DC, titled ‘Defending Tomorrow’ stated that over 212 “land defenders” were killed in 21 countries last year.
Over 212 “land defenders” were killed in the year 2019, says a report by Global Witness, with Colombia and the Philippines accounting for half of those
29-year-old Milgen Idán Soto Ávila, a member of the Tolupán Indigenous community and the Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice, was disappeared four days before his body was found buried at the worksite of the logging company he was fighting against