Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) is accusing Coordinating Minister for the Economy (Menko) Darmin Nasution of breaking the law by using his authority to restrict p
Land & Agrarian Conflicts
May 10, 2019
March 26, 2019
Ian Morse, Maroangin – One day in March last year, Rahim was shocked and furious to find an excavator rolling through his rice field, turning the bright green grains into piles of mud.
March 10, 2019
Jakarta – What started as a toll road inauguration quickly turned into a melodramatic scene when a woman from the crowd barged onto the stage and knelt before President Joko "Jokowi" W
March 5, 2019
Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform Consortium (KAP) is asking the government to establish a special body to implement the agrarian reform program.
March 4, 2019
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform Consortium (KPA) reported its analysis and evaluation results on the agrarian reform program during four years of the Joko Widodo or
Palembang – Around 100 people from the Komering ethnic group "buried themselves" in graves during an action in front of the South Sumatra governor's office on Monday March 4.
February 27, 2019
Jakarta – Amid the brouhaha surrounding the large land concessions managed by members of Indonesia's political elite, Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan has admitt
February 26, 2019
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said that the land-cultivation permit (HGU) is one type of assets that must be listed in the state official wealth
February 24, 2019
Jakarta – Abdul is a resident of Pancoran subdistrict in South Jakarta who paid his area's subdistrict and community unit (RW) heads an "administrative fee" of Rp 750,000 (US$53.51) fo
February 20, 2019
Abraham Utama – A debate about land use rights (HGU) controlled by a handful of businesspeople has come to the fore following the second presidential debate on Sunday February 17.
February 19, 2019
Jakarta – Palm oil corporations, nongovernmental organizations and farmers are engaged in constant tugs-of-war in resolving land disputes.
February 14, 2019
Norman Harsono, Jakarta – The Agrarian and Spatial Planning Ministry has announced it will register 10 million new plots of land this year, one million more than the initial target of
February 6, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on residents to allow the construction of an oil refinery in Tuban regency, East Java, by state-owned oil and gas firm Pertamina and
February 1, 2019
Diella Yasmine, Jakarta – Eva Susanty Hanafi Bande, a women's rights activist, environmentalist and land rights defender, became the talk of the nation when newly elected president Jok
January 21, 2019
Jakarta – The Nusantara Traditional Community Alliance (AMAN) has accused President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo as the head of state of being neoliberal because his policies are always orient
January 16, 2019
Jakarta – The West Jakarta Police have prepared additional security measures at the West Jakarta District Court for the first trial of a case against Hercules Rosario Marshal and his 1
January 4, 2019
Jakarta – An explosion of agrarian conflicts between 2014 and 2018 has resulted in many casualties including 41 people killed, 546 people assaulted and 51 people shot.
December 15, 2018
Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Pekanbaru – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo handed over about 6,000 land certificates to residents during his working visit to Pekanbaru, Riau, on Saturday, as pa
December 11, 2018
Riza Roidila Mufti, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo launched the One Map Policy Geoportal (KSP Geoportal) on Tuesday as a national information portal to serve as a point of ref
October 26, 2018
Jakarta – The Agrarian and Spatial Planning Minister has announced that the government's agrarian reform program distributed 188,000 hectares of land to the people over four years.
October 19, 2018
Jakarta – The families of some national heroes have threatened to remove the bodies of their relatives buried in Kalibata Heroes Cemetery, following an attempt by the Indonesian Militar
Jakarta – The Agrarian Spatial Planning Ministry has as of October distributed 6.2 million land certificates, nearly reaching its target of handing out 7 million throughout the year.
October 15, 2018
One of the main criticisms against former Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama by human rights activists was his forced evictions of slum dwellers – who illegally lived on gov
October 14, 2018
Arief Ikhsanudin, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) says that Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan is still carrying out forced evictions one year after his campaign promise n
August 28, 2018
Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) is advising the Bandung city administration to refrain from continuing a plan to build row houses in Balubur village, Band