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GENEVA (30 May 2018) - The Kenyan Government must urgently take measures to protect defenders who have faced harassment and intimidation after they testified against a local lead smelter accused of environmental pollution, UN human rig
Wakazi wa mtaa wa Owino Uhuru, Kaunti ya Mombasa, wamekuwa wakifa mmoja baada ya mwingine kutokana na athari za sumu ya lead iliyozalishwa na kiwanda cha kuyeyusha betri.
Por Erik Solheim, Director Ejecutivo de ONU Medio Ambiente