Land Disputes & Forced Evictions

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December 2022

News/Indonesia – December 27, 2022

Nirmala Maulana Achmad, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) has highlighted cases of human rights violations that have followed the same pattern in 2022 as in previous years.

YLBHI Chairperson Muhammad Isnur said that the same model was used by the government when was attempting to steal community land.

CNN Indonesia – December 23, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) says that there was an increase in environmental damage and the theft of community land in a number of parts of Indonesia throughout 2022.

November 2022

News/Indonesia – November 7, 2022

Chandra Iswinarno – Repressive acts have again been committed by police, this time it targeted the residents of the Kalasey Dua Village in Minahasa, North Sulawesi, on Monday November 7. The incident was also marred by violent arrests, the firing of teargas and verbal abuse against residents.

October 2022

CNN Indonesia – October 26, 2022

Jakarta – The control of land in Indonesia reportedly shows an imbalance with the allocation for corporations being far larger than for the ordinary people.

September 2022

Tribune News – September 24, 2022

Nuri Yatul Hikmah (Warta Kota), Jakarta – Thousands of workers joined the Indonesia Farmers Union (SPI) in a demonstration in front of the State Palace near the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Saturday September 24. The action was held in the context of commemorating National Farmers Day (HTN).

August 2022

CNN Indonesia – August 4, 2022

Jakarta – The People's Coalition Against Evictions (KRMP) has again urged Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan to immediately revoke Gubernatorial Regulation (Pergub) Number 207/2016 on Guidelines on the Use and Control of Land Without Entitled Permits.

July 2022

Tribune Medan – July 20, 2022

Maurits Pardosi, Parapat – The Women 20 (W20) Summit held at Toba Lake in North Sumatra on July 20 has been greeted by demonstrations and sharp criticisms from rural women activists.

CNN Indonesia – July 15, 2022

Jakarta – Residents of Wadas Village in Central Java from the Wadas Village Nature Concern Social Movement (Gempadewa) held a silent auction around their village on Thursday July 14.

June 2022

CNN Indonesia – June 6, 2022

Jakarta – Residents from the Wadas Village Nature Concern Social Movement (Gempadewa) were blocked by razor wire when they held an action on International Environment Day at the offices of the Central Java governor in Semarang on the afternoon of Monday June 6.

May 2022

News/Indonesia – May 18, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – Institute for Public Research and Advocacy (Elsam) Advocacy Manager Busyrol Fuad suggests there is a paradox within the government over agrarian policies.