Land Disputes & Forced Evictions

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December 2019

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – December 22, 2019

Jakarta – Three farmers were arrested by police after holding a protest action opposing an oil refinery which coincided with a visit by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to the construction site of th

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – December 13, 2019

Jakarta – A civil society coalition calling themselves the People’s Front for Human Rights Bandung (Bara Hamba) is urging the Minister for Human Rights and Justice (Kemenkumham) to revoke the Human

July 2019

Analysis/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 15, 2019

Jakarta – President elect President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo appeared dashing and bold as he addressed the issue of investment in his Indonesia Vision speech in Sentul, West Java, on Sunday Ju

June 2019

Analysis/Indonesia
Tempo – June 25, 2019

The government must review regional regulations on zonal planning for coastal areas and small islands in various parts of the country which have resulted in the forced eviction of local communities

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – June 24, 2019

Jakarta – The Save Jakarta Bay Coalition, which was established by activists, students and fisherpeople, held an action in front of the Jakarta City Hall on Monday June 24 opposing the issuance of

May 2019

News/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

News/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

News/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.

News/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

News/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.