Report: Michelin covered up industrial deforestation by its Indonesian partner in “eco-friendly” rubber venture

A new report released today by environmental campaign group Mighty Earth alleges that Michelin, the world’s largest tire company, was complicit in and covered up industrial-scale deforestation of over 2,500 hectares of rainforest in the run-up to the launch of its flagship ‘eco-friendly’ sustainable natural rubber joint venture project in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Press release: Stop food estate plans in Papua

Ten civil society organizations (CSOs) members of Civil Society Coalition Against Food Estate in Papua strongly reject President Jokowi’s plan to develop a food estate with an area of ​​2,052,551 ha.

Hentikan rencana Food Estate di Papua

Pemerintahan Indonesia kembali merencanakan pembangunan food estate di Papua, dengan dalih untuk mengantisipasi kelangkaan dan krisis pangan akibat pandemic Covid19. Proyek dengan luas 2.052.551 hektar ini akan berlokasi di kawasan hutan Kabupaten Merauke, Mappi dan Boven Digoel.

Suku Awyu, menuntut pemerintah cabut izin perusahaan kelapa sawit

Lebih dari 50 warga Suku Awyu melakukan aksi unjuk rasa di Kantor DPRD Boven Digoel dan Kantor Bupati Boven Digoel menuntut pemerintah mencabut izin perkebunan kelapa sawit yang telah beroperasi dan sedang merencanakan perluasan lahan perkebunan di wilayah adat Suku Awyu.

Indonesian farmers walk 1,800-km to protest against evictions

More than 100 farmers gathered outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia on Monday, having walked about 1,800 km (1,118 miles) from the island of Sumatra to protest against forced evictions from long-running land conflict with a state-owned plantation company, PT Perkebunan Nusantara II (PTPN II).