Land Disputes & Forced Evictions

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December 2008

News/Indonesia
Detik/Tempo Interactive – December 10, 2008

Yogyakarta – Hundreds of students and non-government organisation activists in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta took to the streets on December 10 to commemorate Human Rights Day.

August 2008

News/Indonesia
Tempo Interactive – August 18, 2008

Abdi Purmono, Pasuruan – The sentences handed down by the III-12 Surabaya Military Court against 13 marines who were charged over the shooting of Alastlogo village residents in the Lekok sub-district of Pasuruan, East Java, has deeply disappointed local people.

March 2008

Statements/Indonesia
National Peasants Union – March 3, 2008

Jaukak Gulton, a farmer activist aged 66, who was actively in the struggle over a land conflict in Mariah Hombang village, Hutabayu sub district, North Sumatra province, was found lifeless on nearby land on February 13. His head and chest was covered with grass.