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  • [27/05/2018] Beverly Geronimo [Tabing Guangan Farmers Association (TAGUAFA)]

    Philippines

    Beverly Geronimo was an anti-mining activist who was shot dead by two men while driving home on 27 May 2018. She was allegedly a target of threats and harassment from army soldiers since her and her group started a campaign against large-scale mining...

  • [06/06/2018] Jose Unahan [Unyon sa Mag-uuma sa Agusan del Norte (UMAN)]

    Philippines

    On 6 June 2018, Jose Unahan, Higaonon peasant leader and anti-mining activist and a member of the Unyon sa Mag-uuma sa Agusan del Norte (UMAN), a provincial formation of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) was shot dead in Sitio Tagbakon, Brgy....

  • [07/09/2018] Subedar Singh Kushwaha

    India

    Subedar Singh Kushwaha was a deputy forest ranger, stationed at a check post close to national highway, tasked with curbing illegal excavation of sand from the Chambal riverbed, was killed at while inspecting vehicles coming from the riverside....

  • [28/09/2018] Jesús Javier Ramos Arreola

    Mexico

    Engineer Jesús Javier Ramos Arreola was killed on 28 September 2018 at his home in the town of San Rafael, Tlalmanalco, in Mexico, as reported by the Center for Human Rights, which denounced that he had been threatened prior to the killing. Jesús...

  • [01/10/2018] Alejandro Castro

    Chile

    Alejandro Castro was an artisanal fisherman and a union leader - he organized a mass mobilization against acute chemical intoxication a day before his death in October 2018. Chilean government called it suicide, but girlfriend Pollet Urrutia said: “He...

  • [11/10/2018] Aluisio "Alenquer" Sampaio [SINTRAFF - Sindicato de Trabalhadores e Trabalhadoras da Agricultura Familiar]

    Brazil

    Landless movement leader Aluisio Sampaio, known as Alenquer, was murdered on 11 October 2018 in his home in Castelo de Sonhos in Pará state – an area that has become increasingly violent as land grabbers take over, clear forest, and sell the land for...

  • [14/11/2018] Mustafa Sipahi [DİSK/Lastik- İş]

    Turkey

    Mustafa Sipahi is the regional president of Lastik-İş, IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate. Mustafa, along with Abdullah Karacan, the "much-revered" president of DİSK/Lastik- were attacked during a visit to meet workers at a Goodyear...

  • [13/11/2018] Katherine Panguban

    Philippines

    Human rights lawyer Attorney Katherine Panguban assisted in several high-profile human rights cases in the Philippines, including Sister Patricia Fox’s deportation case, the murder of Lumad student Obello Bay-ao, the appeal against the death penalty...

  • [14/11/2018] Abdullah Karacan [DİSK/Lastik- İş]

    Turkey

    Abdullah Karacan was the "much-revered" president of IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate, DİSK/Lastik- İş. He was fatally shot during a visit to meet workers at a Goodyear tyre factory in Adapazarı. The regional president of Lastik...

  • [18/11/2018] Haft Tapeh sugar mill workers

    Iran

    Workers were arrested for protesting unpaid wages at the Haft Tapeh sugar mill in Shush, operated by Haft Tappeh Cane Sugar Agro Industries. It was reported that those arrested on November 18, 2018, included a female reporter. Iran has seen multiple...

  • [16/11/2018] Peter Mutasa [Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)]

    Zimbabwe

    On 16 November 2018, seven members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) – including ZCTU Secretary General Japhet Moyo and ZCTU President Peter Mutasa – appeared in court to face charges of disruption of public order under the country’s...

  • [16/11/2018] Japhet Moyo [Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)]

    Zimbabwe

    On 16 November 2018, seven members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) – including ZCTU Secretary General Japhet Moyo and ZCTU President Peter Mutasa – appeared in court to face charges of disruption of public order under the country’s...

  • [30/11/2018] Li Ao

    China

    Li Ao helped Jasic International's workers apply to set up a union led by members they had elected, and she also advised them about the law. Chinese police have arrested her and another trade union official after they helped workers try to set up...

  • [30/11/2018] Zou Liping

    China

    Zou Liping helped Jasic International's workers apply to set up a union led by members they had elected, and she also advised them about the law. Chinese police have arrested her and another trade union official after they helped workers try to...

  • [01/01/2018] B Sailu

    India

    B. Sailu was acting as the Village Revenue Assistant for the Karegaon village, India. He was killed when the tractor struck him when he tried to stop it for illegally transporting sand leading to his instant death, the family members alleged. Sailu’s...

  • [25/10/2018] Noel Carrillo Aguilar [Comité de Defensa de los Pueblos Indígenas - CODEDI)]

    Mexico

    Noel Aguilar was a human rights defender working for the protection of the beaches and the communal and land rights of the community of Barra de la Cruz, Oaxaca. He was also a member of the Committee for the Defence of Indigenous Peoples (Comité de...

  • [11/10/2018] Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand

    India

    Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand went on a hunger strike in June 2018, demanding a ban on mining and hydropower projects in the river Ganges. In response, the Union minister for River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation said: “Our government is considering the...

  • [20/10/2018] Marchtel Sumicad [National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW)]

    Philippines

    Members of the National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW) who occupied the farm at Hacienda Nene in Purok Firetree were killed, allegedly in confrontation with Armed Forces of the Philippines and private armies of the landlords, who commonly...

  • [20/10/2018] Jomarie Ughayon [National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW)]

    Philippines

    Members of the National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW) who occupied the farm at Hacienda Nene in Purok Firetree were killed, allegedly in confrontation with Armed Forces of the Philippines and private armies of the landlords, who commonly...

  • [20/10/2018] Marcelina “Necnec” Dumaguit [National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW)]

    Philippines

    Members of the National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW) who occupied the farm at Hacienda Nene in Purok Firetree were killed, allegedly in confrontation with Armed Forces of the Philippines and private armies of the landlords, who commonly...

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