Oliver Courtney

Oliver Courtney is senior campaign and communications advisor at Global Witness, an international human rights watchdog group.

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Members of the Peasant Unified Movement of Bajo Aguan, Honduras, carry mock coffins bearing pictures of people killed in land conflict clashes. There were 109 activist deaths between 2002-13 in Honduras, making it the world's second deadliest country for communities defending natural resources. (Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Rising Activist Deaths Are a Symptom of Our Global Environmental Crisis
This week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirmed what 99.9% of those who work on environmental issues already knew: we need to change something pretty drastic if we want to avoid a rise in temperature of less than 2C. The message is finally becoming clear: protecting the...
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