From Honduras to Kenya: Violence Continues Against Land and Environmental Defenders
Global (including Europe)
Tuesday, 22nd March 2016
Those at the front lines defending their rights to land and natural resources are among the human rights defenders most vulnerable and targeted for violations. A few weeks ago, the entire world mourned the loss of a great indigenous leader, Berta Cáceres who was murdered in her home in Honduras.
The Global Call to Action launch and national meeting on recognizing traditional land use rights of local communities in Mongolia was held on Friday, 18 March, 2016, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Fifty-five participants representing national, local government and non-governmental organizations, CSO’s, researchers, students, public and the media took part in the meeting.