Indonesia

13 alasan koalisi masyarakat tolak RUU Pertanahan

Sejumlah koalisi masyarakat sipil menolak pembahasan dan pengesahan Rancangan Undang-undang atau RUU Pertanahan oleh Komisi II Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat yang dipandang memperluas peluang monopoli dengan tidak diberlakukannya pembatasan penguasaan tanah.

Customary land map, a first for Indonesia, launches to mixed reception

Indonesia has published its first ever map of customary forests, in a move it says to prevent land grabs by businesses and resolve existing conflicts.But indigenous rights activists are unconvinced, saying land recognition process for local communities continues to be hampered by onerous bureaucratic requirements.