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Global Witness records the highest number of land and environmental activists murdered in one year

Global Witness has just revealed the highest number of land and environmental defenders murdered on record in a single year, with 212 people killed in 2019 for peacefully defending their homes and standing up to the destruction of nature. The NGO’s annual report also shed a light on the urgent role land and environmental defenders …

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Witnesses: Shabbaz Bhatti, A Voice That Cries in the Wilderness

Shahbaz Bhatti was the Pakistani federal minister for minority affairs. He was shot dead driving from his mother’s Islamabad home. His assassins have never been brought to justice. He was a committed Catholic. Pakistan is the second largest Islamic state in the world. It is a country with widespread poverty and yet it is a …

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Africa: Religious Sisters and Fathers on the front lines against COVID-19

A number of congregations are helping to combat the pandemic. Their services range from providing key COVID-19 messages over the radio to opening sharing their own resources of food and hygiene facilities with those most in need. In Zambia, sisters from six congregations have teamed up and taken to local airwaves to bolster their government’s …

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