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deforestation

Stop Destroying Our Forest and Leave Our Land

Stop Destroying Our Forest and Leave Our Land

This company is trying to divide the owners of the land and the villagers to create a conflict. Indonesia’s Palm Oil Curse Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of palm oil. From chocolate and ice cream t ...

Devastating floods bring more hardship to Malaysia’s most vulnerable

Devastating floods bring more hardship to Malaysia’s most vulnerable

Banjir2014 - a gradual build-up of monsoon. Then the downpour on ancient terrain, raging water on developed land and sweeping onto areas torn by deforestation. The worst Malaysia flooding in decades, and certainly wi ...

Oil palm plantation cheats indigenous Papuans in outrageous land deals

Oil palm plantation cheats indigenous Papuans in outrageous land deals

An oil palm plantation paid tribe members in Indonesia's Papua as little as 65 cents per hectare for their land. "Papuans, some of the poorest citizens in Indonesia, are being utterly exploited in legally questionabl ...

US State Department’s Annual Human Rights Report for Indonesia Regarding West Papua

US State Department’s Annual Human Rights Report for Indonesia Regarding West Papua

The Indonesian government's malfeasance in this regard has been the basis of growing charges that the Indonesian government's policies towards the Papuans in particular, amounts to genocide. ...