Members of environmental activist group ‘Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment’ display hand cutouts with their messages. Photo: AP

Philippines has become Asia’s deadliest country for land rights activists, according to watchdog

Almost half of the murders of activists were linked to fights against large agricultural businesses, as farmers and indigenous people were forced from their land to make way for plantations of banana and coffee

Topic |   The Philippines

TOP PICKS

Members of environmental activist group ‘Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment’ display hand cutouts with their messages. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE