Land Disputes & Forced Evictions

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June 2024

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – June 10, 2024

Elisa Sekenyap, Jayapura – Over the last two weeks, social media has been flooded with the humanitarian call embodied in the phrase "All Eyes On Rafah".

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – June 9, 2024

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – Indonesian social media has been enlivened by the call "All Eyes on Papua" which has gone viral over the last few days and attracted an extraordinary amount of attention.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – June 7, 2024

Jayapura – Solidarity and support against the expropriation and destruction of customary forests in the land of Papua is broadening, with several groups, including soccer players joining in supporting the movement to save Papua's forests.

CNN Indonesia – June 4, 2024

Makassar – The South Sulawesi Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has spoken out on the government's plan to grant mining concessions to religious social or mass organisations (ormas) which they see as having the potential to create conflicts with communities.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – June 3, 2024

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – Customary forests that have been a source of livelihood for the Awyu tribe in Boven Digoel regency, South Papua, and the Moi Tribe in Sorong regency, West Papua, are threatened with disappearing due to the clearing of land for palm oil plantations.

February 2024

News/Indonesia – February 26, 2024

Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) has condemned the arrest of nine palm oil farmers in the area of the new capital city Nusantara (IKN) who were opposing the construction of the VVIP Airport in North Penajam Paser, East Kalimantan, on Monday February 26.

November 2023

News/Indonesia – November 4, 2023

Dani Prabowo, Jakarta – Human Rights activist Usman Hamid says that the statement by Defense Minister and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto, who said that the riots in Rempang, Riau Islands, were a result of foreign interference, belittles the Re

News/Indonesia – November 2, 2023

Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Defense Minister and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto says foreign intelligence agencies are interfering in the land dispute on Rempang Island in Batam.

October 2023

News/Indonesia – October 15, 2023

Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The Solidarity Coalition for Bangkal has announced its initial finding on a series of clashes between residents and police at Bangkal Village in Seruyan, Central Kalimantan, during protests against palm oil company PT Hamparan Masawit Bangun Persada (HMBP).

CNN Indonesia – October 11, 2023

Jakarta – Traditional Melayu (Malay) communities gathered at the Muhammad Musa Soccer Field at the Sembulang village in Galang sub-district, Batam City, in the Riau Islands on Wednesday October 11.