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Land & Agrarian Conflicts

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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

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