Environmental activist deaths on rise

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There has been a sharp increase in the number of environmental activists being killed during the last decade, according to environmental group Global Witness. More than 900 people were killed while campaigning against land grabs, industrial logging and other causes in 35 countries, with only ten people convicted in related cases.

(Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)

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