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Civic space under attack

Democracy is on the decline globally for the 13th consecutive year. During 2018, 321 human rights defenders were killed, 348 journalists imprisoned and 220 attacks were conducted against people protesting against large scale mining and agri-business. See how women, indigenous people, environmental groups, journalists and LGBTI activists are subjected to threats and violence in a number of countries across the world.