A report reveals record number of activists killed in 2019, with 40 percent from Indigenous communities.
Environmental activists are being arrested, jailed and killed for trying to protect our planet.
A UK-based group, Global Witness, has recorded the highest number of murders since it began its annual survey a decade ago: 212 people were killed in 2019 for campaigning against issues such as illegal logging, mining and deforestation.
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Forty percent of the victims were from Indigenous communities.
What’s behind the rise in these attacks and will the perpetrators be brought to justice?
Presenter: Imran Khan
Chris Madden – Senior campaigner at Global Witness and author of the report
Sam Cowie – Multimedia journalist in Brazil
Wahyu Perdana – Campaign manager at the Indonesian Forum for the Environment