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Land & Agrarian Conflicts

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February 19, 2021

UCA News - February 19, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Environmentalists in Indonesia have called on the government to try and settle more than 1,000 disputes triggered by the presence of palm oil plantations, includ

February 15, 2021

Mongabay - February 15, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Conflicts over land flared up across Indonesia in 2020, as Indigenous and rural communities tried to hold off pulpwood, palm oil and logging companies ramp

February 8, 2021

UCA News - February 8, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – An indigenous community in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province has launched a campaign seeking more than US1 million in compensation from a palm oil company by

February 4, 2021

Tempo - February 4, 2021

Friski Riana, Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform Consortium (KPA) Secretary-General Dewi Karika argued that the validation process of electronic land certificates has the potential to worsen

January 26, 2021

UCA News - January 26, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – More than 160 indigenous people have been killed in Indonesia due to conflicts between local people and mining companies during President Joko Widodo's term in o

Tabloid JUBI - January 26, 2021

Jayapura, Jubi – A number of Catholics in Papua, calling themselves "One Voice of Catholic Laypeople in Papua", declared a vote of no confidence in all the bishops in Papua and in the B

January 24, 2021

CNN Indonesia - January 24, 2021

Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) says that the presence of retired Indonesian military (TNI) and police generals in mining companies is ridden with conflicts of interest.

January 6, 2021

Kompas.com - January 6, 2021

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform Consortium (KPA) recorded 241 cases of agrarian conflicts in Indonesia throughout 2020.

December 29, 2020

CNN Indonesia - December 29, 2020

Jakarta – The secretary general of the Agrarian Land Consortium (KPA), Dewi Kartika, has called in a pledge by Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, who said during the 2019 presidential e

December 15, 2020

CNN Indonesia - December 15, 2020

Jakarta – Residents of Tambrauw regency in West Papua province are opposing the establishment of the Tambrauw 1810 District Military Command (Kodim) which was officially inaugurated on

November 20, 2020

Mongabay - November 20, 2020

Across Indonesia, hundreds of communities are in conflict with companies seeking control of their resources. In some cases, the resistance has been led by women.

October 15, 2020

Tempo - October 15, 2020

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) asked President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to come up with solutions for the land dispute in Mandalika MotoGP Cir

Jakarta Post - October 15, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Local authorities allegedly clashed with members of an indigenous community in Pubabu-Basipae village in South Central Timor regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT),

October 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 1, 2020

Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has asked the Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) to temporarily halt the construction of the Mandalika Moto

September 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Dozens of indigenous peoples of Kampung Durian Selamak, Langkat regency, North Sumatra were injured in a clash with security forces on Tuesday after attempting

September 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 25, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – The coronavirus pandemic did not stop agrarian reform activists from staging a protest in front of the House of Representatives compound in Central Jakarta to ma

Tempo - September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The extraction of sand for the reclamation of Makassar New Port threatens the livelihoods of fishermen. Matters will get worse after the omnibus law is passed.

September 24, 2020

CNN Indonesia - September 24, 2020

Jakarta – As many as 290 farmer, fisherpeople, student, labour and environmental organisations have united to reject the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation – which is still being deliber

September 23, 2020

CNN Indonesia - September 23, 2020

Jakarta – The National Agrarian Reform Committee (KNPA) has recorded at least 35 cases of agrarian conflicts between March and September 2020 or since the Covid-19 pandemic started in I

September 12, 2020

CNN Indonesia - September 12, 2020

Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (JATAM) says that 11 people were arrested by the South Sulawesi regional water police (Polair) during an action against the ship Boskalis which was

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