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Land & Agrarian Conflicts

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May 10, 2020

Mongabay - May 10, 2020

A little-known provision in a sweeping deregulation package now before the Indonesian parliament could make it easier for plantation firms to preserve forests within the areas they hav

May 7, 2020

Mongabay - May 7, 2020

Barita News Lumbanbatu, adapted by Basten Gokkon, Deli Serdang, Indonesia – A forest in Indonesia's Sumatra Island is being cleared to build access roads for a state-funded dam project

April 28, 2020

Mongabay - April 28, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indigenous rights activists in Indonesia have condemned local authorities over the death in custody of a farmer accused of stealing palm fruit from a plan

Jakarta Post - April 28, 2020

Belseran Christ, Maluku – Four years ago, Ruth Lawalata did not expect to bid farewell to her activist husband Yohanes Yonatan Balubun for a final time.

April 22, 2020

April 12, 2020

CNN Indonesia - April 12, 2020

Jakarta – The Banyuwangi municipal police say that a clash in the Pesanggaran sub-district of Banyuwangi, East Java, in late March was trigged by a protest by a group of people opposin

April 9, 2020

CNN Indonesia - April 9, 2020

Jakarta – The Human Rights Defenders Coalition is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately order Indonesian police chief (Kapolri) General Idham Azis to put an end to viole

CNN Indonesia - April 9, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) has highlighted regulations in the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation which give the government the authority to evict people and a

April 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 5, 2020

Yulia Savitri, Lahat, South Sumatra – Years of conflict between residents of Pagar Batu village and oil palm plantation company PT Artha Prigel in Lahat regency, South Sumatra, reached

March 12, 2020

Mongabay - March 12, 2020

Nurdin Tubaka, Ambon, Indonesia – Activists in Indonesia have called on police to drop criminal charges against two indigenous men who took part in a confrontation against a company ac

March 9, 2020

February 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 26, 2020

Evi Mariani, Jakarta – A farmer pushing back against cement factories carrying out activities on the Kendeng Karst Mountains in Central Java has shown off his succulent chili to defy t

February 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 19, 2020

Arya Dipa, Bandung – Residents who were evicted from Taman Sari subdistrict in Bandung, West Java, have filed more than 100 complaints to the government's online public-service complai

January 7, 2020

CNN Indonesia - January 7, 2020

Jakarta – The police have been cited as the principle actor in incidents of violence when land conflicts have broken out throughout 2019.

January 6, 2020

CNN Indonesia - January 6, 2020

Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) has recorded that over the last five years conflicts involving mining have occurred on land covering some 925,748 hectares, involving at l

January 3, 2020

Tempo - January 3, 2020

Rosniawanti Fikry Tahir, Jakarta – A student of the Halu Oleo Kendari University, Muhammad Iksan, fell victim to a machete attack by an unknown person on Thursday, January 2, after par

December 31, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 31, 2019

Asip A. Hasani, Blitar, East Java – A group of farmers in Blitar, East Java, have established a member-owned financial institution.

December 16, 2019

Tempo - December 16, 2019

Andita Rahma (Antara), Jakarta – Indonesian National Police's public relations chief, Grand Commissioner Asep Adi Saputra says there are at least 25 police members from the Bandung's K

December 13, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 13, 2019

Arya Dipa, Bandung, West Java – Authorities in Bandung, West Java, forcefully evicted residents of Taman Sari subdistrict on Thursday, leading to a clash between security personnel and

November 24, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 24, 2019

Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan met on Friday with around 1,000 poor capital dwellers following controversial evictions in North Jakarta.

November 22, 2019

Tempo - November 22, 2019

Made Argawa, Jakarta – The Balinese resistance movement against Benoa Bay Reclamation (ForBAli), publically reminded the new Maritime and Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo to not interfe

November 19, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 19, 2019

Jakarta – The North Jakarta administration recently evicted illegal settlements on Jl.

Tempo - November 19, 2019

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Subaidah (40) is one of the settlers in an area in Sunter, North Jakarta, that was evicted from her home.

November 12, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 12, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Journalist Safety Committee has said that the murders of Maratua Siregar and Maraden Sianipar in Labuhan Batu, North Sumatra, suspected to be related to pa

November 11, 2019

Reuters - November 11, 2019

Stanley Widianto and Jessica Damiana, Jakarta – The murder of two Indonesian activists, allegedly ordered by a palm oil businessman, highlights the threats faced by environmentalists,