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Land & Agrarian Conflicts

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September 4, 2020

August 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 27, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – The Central Kalimantan Police reportedly arrested the customary leader of the Laman Kinipan community, Effendi Buhing, on Wednesday in relation to a years-lo

August 25, 2020

Straits Times - August 25, 2020

Jakarta (Reuters) – More than 100 Indonesian farmers gathered outside the presidential palace in Jakarta on Monday (Aug 24), having walked about 1,800km from the island of Sumatra to pr

August 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 20, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – To celebrate Independence Day on Aug.

August 11, 2020

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.