Jakarta – The police have been cited as the principle actor in incidents of violence when land conflicts have broken out throughout 2019.
Land & Agrarian Conflicts
January 7, 2020
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
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
Asip A. Hasani, Blitar, East Java – A group of farmers in Blitar, East Java, have established a member-owned financial institution.
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
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 – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan met on Friday with around 1,000 poor capital dwellers following controversial evictions in North Jakarta.
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
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Subaidah (40) is one of the settlers in an area in Sunter, North Jakarta, that was evicted from her home.
Jakarta – The North Jakarta administration recently evicted illegal settlements on Jl.
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
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,
Jakarta – North Sumatra Police say they are on a manhunt for three fugitives who are part of a conspiracy linked to a palm oil company to murder two journalists in Labuhan Batu, a dist
November 9, 2019
An Indonesian palm oil executive has been arrested for allegedly ordering the killing two activist journalists who were mediating a land dispute between his company and local residents
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – North Sumatra Police have arrested an oil palm plantation owner believed to be the mastermind behind the murder of two journalists-cum-activists, Maraden Siani
November 8, 2019
Karana Ww, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission IV Deputy Dedi Mulyadi strongly urges the government, in this case, the Environment and Forestry Ministry (KLHK), to guar
November 5, 2019
Medan, Indonesia – Two men have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a pair of Indonesian activist journalists who were mediating in a land dispute between a palm oil
November 4, 2019
Jakarta – Two journalists who mediated a protracted land dispute between local residents and an oil palm plantation were found dead in Labuhan Batu regency, North Sumatra, their bodies
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for an independent investigation to identify the perpetrators and instigators of the brutal murders of two journalists who reported allegations of
October 25, 2019
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform Consortium (KPA) secretary-general Dewi Kartika was cynical toward President Joko Widodo's constant land certificate distributions.
October 24, 2019
October 16, 2019
Aaron Fernandes – Golfrid Siregar dedicated his life to defending Indonesia's environment and exposing corruption. It's a role that his family fear may have cost him his life.
October 14, 2019
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Khairul Bukhari is in mourning.
October 12, 2019
The death of an Indonesian activist leading a lawsuit to block a Chinese-funded hydroelectric dam has raised "numerous alarm bells" and should be investigated, Human Rights Watch (HRW)