Land Disputes & Forced Evictions

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May 2019

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 10, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) is accusing Coordinating Minister for the Economy (Menko) Darmin Nasution of breaking the law by using his authority to restrict public access

March 2019

Indonesia
Detik News – March 13, 2019

M Iqbal, Jakarta – Victims of forced land evictions at the Cikuasa Beach and Kramat Raya in Cilegon City, Banten province, have declared that they will golput or abstain from voting in the

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 5, 2019

Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform Consortium (KAP) is asking the government to establish a special body to implement the agrarian reform program.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 4, 2019

Palembang – Around 100 people from the Komering ethnic group “buried themselves” in graves during an action in front of the South Sumatra governor’s office on Monday March 4.

February 2019

Indonesia
BBC Indonesia – February 20, 2019

Abraham Utama – A debate about land use rights (HGU) controlled by a handful of businesspeople has come to the fore following the second presidential debate on Sunday February 17.

January 2019

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 21, 2019

Jakarta – The Nusantara Traditional Community Alliance (AMAN) has accused President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo as the head of state of being neoliberal because his policies are always orientated towards

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 4, 2019

Jakarta – An explosion of agrarian conflicts between 2014 and 2018 has resulted in many casualties including 41 people killed, 546 people assaulted and 51 people shot.

December 2018

Indonesia
Tempo – December 10, 2018

Ninis Chairunnisa, Jakarta – Marking International Human Rights Day, the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has highlighted widespread human rights violations related to agrarian conflic

October 2018

Indonesia
Detik News – October 14, 2018

Arief Ikhsanudin, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) says that Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan is still carrying out forced evictions one year after his campaign promise not to do so.

September 2018

Indonesia
Terkini.id – September 24, 2018

Bulukumba – Hundreds of farmers from the Bulukumba People’s Struggle Front (FPR) in South Sulawesi commemorated National Farmers Day (HTN) with a protest action in front of the Bulukumba regent’s o