Environmental whistleblower beaten to death

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Aug. 9, 2012, 11 p.m. | Ukraine — by Oksana Grytsenko

The environmental activist, Volodymyr Honcharenko, died in a hospital on Aug. 3, two days after two men beat him with a blunt iron object after their car collided with his near Dnipropetrovsk
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Oksana Grytsenko

A prominent environmental activist was fatally beaten on Aug 1, days after warning the public about the health threat posed by improperly transported and stored toxic waste.

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