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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 ...

Chevron to Expand to West Papua

Chevron to Expand to West Papua

US-based Chevron, the leading crude oil producer in Indonesia, is set to spread its wings to the eastern part of the country after wrapping up a seismic survey of two exploration blocks in West Papua. The firm’s pr ...

Indonesia: No Model for Muslim Democracy

Indonesia: No Model for Muslim Democracy

While Indonesia has made great strides in consolidating a stable, democratic government after five decades of authoritarian rule, the country is by no means a bastion of tolerance. The rights of religious and ethnic ...

Amnesty: “Indonesia must end impunity for police violence”

Amnesty: “Indonesia must end impunity for police violence”

Police in Indonesia shoot, beat and even kill people without fear of prosecution, leaving their victims with little hope of justice, Amnesty International reveals in a new briefing. The report titled "Excessive Force ...