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Marvin Wilcox

Marvin Wilcox

HRD, Member
Comité en Defensa de la Tierra de Barú (Barú Land Defense Committee)

Marvin Wilcox is a human rights defender and the leader of the producers of Barú affected by the Contract-Law 36-17, a member of the Comité en Defensa de la Tierra de Barú (Barú Land Defense Committee), the AEN and the “Unidos por el Agro”. The Barú Land Defense Committee is a group of peasants and producers organised for the defense of their lands from the concessions to multinational companies and national subsidiaries.

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Human rights defenders and journalists have been subject to death threats, smear campaigns, police brutality and had their right to freedom of peaceful assembly restricted.