Skip to comments.Killing of environmental activists rises globally
Posted on 04/14/2014 10:36:13 PM PDT by Olog-hai
As head of his village, Prajob Naowa-opas battled to save his community in central Thailand from the illegal dumping of toxic waste by filing petitions and leading villagers to block trucks carrying the stuffuntil a gunman in broad daylight fired four shots into him.
A year later, his three alleged killers, including a senior government official, are on trial for murder. The dumping has been halted and villagers are erecting a statue to their slain hero.
But the prosecution of Prajobs murder is a rare exception. A survey released Tuesdaythe first comprehensive one of its kindsays that only 10 killers of 908 environmental activists slain around the world over the past decade have been convicted.
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I hope I can sleep tonight.
Illegal dumping of toxic waste. Now you see, this is a valid environmental concern. But the delusional global warmers are going to pick up on this and twist it to say they’re being persecuted by the deniers.
Fighting against toxic waste dumping doesn’t sound like an “enviromentalist” to me. At least not what we call environmentalists here in the US.
Undoubtedly AP couldn’t resist (ab)using the title.
Cry me a dammed up river
We need more Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure....not less
QUick. we need a new military fund to fight the war on antienvironmentalism terrorists.
Have no fear, eco-warriors led by Captain Planet will keep you safe.
If the rate is rising as fast as global temperatures, I think we are good.
Yep, as good lefty agitprops AP is conflating someone fighting against some serious pollution with the envirowackos the west is infested with.
All corruption has its root in big government. If environmentalists are being killed anywhere, it is because government and its cronies are trying to protect a racket. Would any American environmentalist admit though that socialism and nanny-statism actually cause the problems they are seeking to fix? Doubtful.
Left unchecked entire swaths of the world would be set aside for Dinosaur preservation.
Tell me about it when the number is in the milions and rising!!!
900+ isn’t a drop in the bucket.
just check with E. H0lder....
I like how half of the comments totally ignore the whole post and just read the title and are happy about the killing...
way to go freepers.. keep it up!
...leading villagers to block trucks...
To the AGW folks, I simply tell them that if they think mankind is destroying the Earth, then they need to take leadership, and remove themselves from it. I suggest they beat themselves to death in shallow pits lined with organic compost. . .
You should know that whenever they complain about capitalism or carbon emissions, it’s never their own capitalism or carbon emissions, it’s yours.
Terrorists like this breed tend not to endure long.
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