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More than half of the activist deaths in the world have occurred in Latin America.
2015 was a dismal year for those who defend human rights in the region. According to Front Line Defenders, an international organization dedicated to the protection of human rights defenders, with headquarters in Ireland, 156 people died in the past year for defending human rights, 87 of them in Latin America and 54 alone in Colombia.
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