Report: 200 environmental activists killed globally in 2021


              FILE - Farmers uproot coca plants in the Cauca mountains, near the Balboa village, some 245 miles southwest of Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006. In April 2021, Sandra Liliana Peña Chocué, an Indigenous governor in southwest Colombia, who had fought for the eradication of coca crops in Caldono, Cauca was killed near her home by armed men, making her part of the close to 200 environmental and land defense activists who were killed around the world in 2021. (AP Photo/Julian Lineros, File)
            
              FILE - A park ranger loyal to the CNDP escorts visitors through the Virunga National Park, near the Uganda border in eastern Congo, Nov. 25, 2008. In November 2022, conservation park ranger Chief Brigadier Etienne Mutazimiza Kanyaruchinya was killed when 100 heavily armed men attacked a patrol post near the village of Bukima in Congo's North Kivu Province, making him part of the close to 200 environmental and land defense activists who were killed around the world in 2021. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
            
              A Yaqui Indigenous wears a bandana over his mouth as he walks through dust past the cemetery where slain water-defense leader Tomás Rojo is buried in Potam, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. Rojo was a descendent of Tetabiate, a Yaqui leader killed in a 1901 battle with the government, which deported the surviving Yaquis to work in slave-like conditions on henequen plantations in far-away Yucatan. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Report: 200 environmental activists killed globally in 2021