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Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Crime, Environment, Philippines | 0 comments

Philippines a global hotspot for environmental murders

Environmental activists are being killed in record numbers around the world, with the corruption-plagued Philippines one of the most dangerous countries, according to watchdog Global Witness. At least 200 community activists, NGO workers and other civilians on the frontlines of protecting the environment were reported murdered worldwide last year, the highest on record, the group said.…