Tag Archives: Keerom

Oil palm Workers Imprisoned for Demanding Workers’ Rights.

Jayapura, 21st May 2014, SKPKC received a report from two employees of PT Tandan Sawita Papua. In the report, they related their frustration with the company after having been fired without having received a warning letter beforehand. According to Alexander Tnesi and Marthen Watory’s explanation, the dismissal was a result of a demonstration by oil […]

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PT Victory will likely destroy Keerom’s Golden Triangle.

We call it the Golden Triangle because it is the land we have always lived from, until now. We can use the wood, go fishing in the river, and there are also sacred places there” said Cleman Nouyagir in a meeting in the Arso deanery. (06/05/2014) The meeting discussed the Keerom Regency head’s Decision Document […]

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Sugar Company Rajawali Felling Sacred Forests.

Sugar-cane plantation company Rajawali’s prescence in Kampung Domande is still controversial. Domande villagers have several times resorted to using customary law to block access and halt the company’s activties. In late May 2013, the people of Domande wrote a letter detailing their protests and complaints about Rajawali’s operations on their land, namely that the company […]

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