Brazil is the Most Dangerous Country for Environmental Activists

With 754 cases of police brutality, Brazil is the country with the most recorded incidents, followed by Mexico with 222 and Colombia with 180. With 18 incidents, Bolivia is the country with the least recorded assaults.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The situation of environmental activists in Latin America is becoming increasingly precarious in the last ten years, 1179 attacks have been carried out in total against environmental activists in Latin America.

This is revealed by a recent study titled "The land of insurgents" (Tierra de resistentes).

The list of the most dangerous countries for environmental activists is spearheaded by Brazil, followed by Mexico. So far, a verdict has only been pronounced in only 50 of those cases.

The situation is especially critical in Brazil. Since the right-wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro . . .

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