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Guatemala & Honduras: Unionists are violently targeted for their activism & face killings, according to NGOs' reports
Author: Solidarity Center
“3 Unionists Murdered in Guatemala, Honduras in Past Year”, 23 March 2018...
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Human rights defenders who challenge corporations at growing risk: Article analyses Resource Centre's database of attacks
Author: Annie Kelly, The Guardian (UK)
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