Globally, 212 Environmental Activists Were Killed in 2019: Report

Activists were targeted for defending their land and environment, with Colombia and the Philippines documenting the most murders — 64 and 43, respectively.

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Rajvi Desai
Aug 4, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.