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January 17
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Standing Firm: The Land and Environmental Defenders on the frontlines of the climate crisis

The report "Standing Firm: The Land and Environmental Defenders on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis" is Global Witness annual report for 2023. It focuses on the threats and violence faced by land and environmental defenders globally.

The report “Standing Firm: The Land and Environmental Defenders on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis” by Global Witness focuses on the threats and violence faced by land and environmental defenders globally. In 2022, at least 177 defenders were killed for protecting the planet, with the majority of these killings occurring in Latin America. The report highlights the relentless hostilities these defenders face, including intimidation and criminalization, and emphasizes the urgent need to protect them and recognize their vital role in combating the climate crisis. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the situation across various regions and offers recommendations for improving the safety and effectiveness of these defenders. For more detailed information, you can visit the full report here.

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