‘Criminalizing’ dissent, martial law fuel attacks on Philippine environmental defenders

MANILA — Forty-three land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines in 2019, according to a new report from the watchdog group Global Witness. The tally marks out the Philippines as the most dangerous country in Asia and the second most dangerous in the world for those taking a stand against environmental destruction. According … Continue reading ‘Criminalizing’ dissent, martial law fuel attacks on Philippine environmental defenders