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Last line of defence: the industries causing the climate crisis and attacks against land and environmental defenders

A new report from Global Witness shows that the Philippines ranks as the deadliest country in Asia for environmental and land defenders in 2020, and the third deadliest in the world. Greenpeace Philippines echoes the recommendations of the Global Witness report that companies and governments must be held accountable for the violence and persecution of land and environmental defenders. The continued killings and persecution of environmental activists, even during the time of pandemic shows distorted priorities that put profit and the gain of a few over the welfare of communities and the environment we depend on.