Global Witness 2015 report

On April 22, Earth Day, Global Witness released its most recent report on the killings of environmental defenders.  It found that at least 116 environmental activists were killed in 2014 - more than two  a week.  The report draws particular attention to Honduras, which has had 101 deaths between 2010 and 2014, making it "the most dangerous country per capita to be an environmental activist for the last five years."