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Fear and uncertainty after Filipina anti-coal activist murder

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Friends of murdered activist Gloria Capitan demand justice (Pic: Facebook/Joseph Purugganan)

Campaigners are demanding justice for Gloria Capitan, shot dead in front of her grandchildren on President Duterte’s first day in office

July 14, 2016 — Gloria Capitan was in her videoke bar with two grandsons and an elderly cousin when she was shot dead on the evening of 1 July.  Continue reading Fear and uncertainty after Filipina anti-coal activist murder

Activists denounce murder of Philippine anti-coal campaigner

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Anti-coal activist Gloria Capitan is shot in the head on Friday. Police add no suspects have been caught.

MANILA, Philippines (July 4, 2016) — A woman who campaigned against the expansion of coal-fired power plants in the Philippines has been killed, police said Monday, July 4, the latest death in one of the world’s deadliest nations for environmental activists.  Continue reading Activists denounce murder of Philippine anti-coal campaigner