Environment & Natural Disasters

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May 2019

Detik News – May 31, 2019

Chaidir Anwar Tanjung, Pekanbaru – Environmental activists in Riau province held a theatrical action in protest over the construction of a ring road in Duri City, Bengkalis regency.

KBR – May 28, 2019

Wahyu Setiawan, Jakarta – Civil society organisation activists held a protest action in front of the offices of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM).

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

CNN Indonesia – May 1, 2019

Jakarta – According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) there were as many as 1,586 disasters in Indonesia between January and April 2019, an increase of 7.2 percent compared with 201

April 2019

CNN Indonesia – April 28, 2019

Jakarta – The Palm Oil Workers Coalition (KBS) has criticised the government for not involving workers in efforts to resolve the crude palm oil (CPO) dispute between Indonesia and the European Unio

CNN Indonesia – April 26, 2019

Jakarta – Responding to the naming of state-owned electricity company PLN president director Sofyan Basir as a suspect by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in a case involving the Riau-1

February 2019

Kompas.com – February 3, 2019

Devina Halim, Jakarta – Syahrul Fitria, a researcher with the non-government organisation (NGO) Auriga, believes that the criminalisation of environmental activists has yet to be taken up as an iss

December 2018

CNN Indonesia – December 11, 2018

Jakarta – Hundreds of people from the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) and other regional based groups held a protest action next to the State Palace in Central Jakarta on Tuesday Decem

Kompas – December 5, 2018

On November 19 a team from Wakatobi National Park found 5.9 kilograms of plastic garbage inside the stomach of a dead sperm whale that had beached on Kapota Island, Southeast Sulawesi.

November 2018

CNN Indonesia – November 27, 2018

Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) says that a Supreme Court (MA) verdict increasing the sentence against an activist who protested a mine in East Java and was charged with