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A Sign of Relief for Colombia's Threatened Indigenous Activists

June 23, 2016

While Colombia has made remarkable strides in reducing violence over the last two decades, the country remains a dangerous – and even deadly – place for environmental activists.

According to a report released June 20 by the advocacy group Global Witness, at least 26 land and environmental activists were killed in the country in 2015. That figure puts Colombia third in the world for...

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