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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 ...

Our Land is Gone
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Our Land is Gone

The Malind Anim tribe in Zanegi Village, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia are hunter gatherers who rely on the forest for they livelihoods. But in the village of Zanegi, times have changed. ...

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 ...

Seeing their forest destroyed, Arso Villagers Burn 5 Logging Camps

Seeing their forest destroyed, Arso Villagers Burn 5 Logging Camps

On the sidelines of the Papuan People's struggle for self-determination, at a local level Papuan communities continue to resist the logging and mining industries that are destroying their forests. ...