Human Rights Defenders Face ‘Unthinkable Spiral of Violence’ in Latin America

Last year was the deadliest year for human rights activists in Latin America—particularly women and defenders of the Earth—according to a new report by Oxfam International, which suggests that governments co-opted by economic elites are partly responsible for driving this “unthinkable spiral of violence.”

Source: Human Rights Defenders Face ‘Unthinkable Spiral of Violence’ in Latin America

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