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Papua-Wide meeting calls for 10 year Moratorium on Plantation and Forestry Industries

Between 4th-7th November 2014, representatives of indigenous communities, environmentalists and human rights defenders from every corner of West Papua met in Jayapura to discuss problems linked to the forestry and large-scale plantation industries, which in recent years have been expanding rapidly throughout the island. This was an important meeting, as the difficulties and expense of […]

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