Monthly Archives: May 2013

Customary Landowners Block Access to PT Rajawali’s Land

The issue of PT Rajawali’s compensation to villagers in Kampung Domande, Merauke, has still not been resolved. The villagers, who are the customary landowners, have blocked access to around 10,000 hectares of the land which the company wants to use to plant sugar cane. When Tabloid Jubi met Efendi Kanan, the head of the forestry […]

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Meeting with Company, Local Communities Received Compensation of IDR 1 Billion

In the beginning of April 2013, in the Company’s Training Center of Bio Inti Agrindo (BIA), another meeting was held again with the local Customary Councils of Mbian and Mandobo tribes. Head of Ulilin District attended the meeting as well as local Police Chief of Ulilin and Muting Districts, Commander of local military station in […]

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Oil Palm threat to the Auyu People’s Forest

[awasMIFEE note: This report about a company which is trying to establish a palm oil plantation in Boven Digoel Regency, which neighbours Merauke, was written by a Catholic Priest from the area and published in Indonesian by While we do not currently have information on this company, PT Menara Group, or their exact plans […]

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