Tag Archives: PT Pusaka Agro Makmur

The traps and manipulations that place control in the hands of capital

Oil palm companies in Papua refer to themselves as a pioneer industry, opening up the interior, trailblazers for new investment and stimulators of local economies. The government has prepared various pieces of legislation to facilitate investment, permits and economic incentives to smooth the way for this pioneer industry, even providing security through the use of […]

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Indigenous people of Maybrat oppose PT ANJ’s ambitions

PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk, owned by the Tahija family, is currently planning to expand its oil palm business in areas administered by the Maybrat Regency, through a subsidiary company called PT Pusaka Agro Makmur (40,000 hectares). PT ANJ Group already operates an oil palm business in the Maybrat area and across the regency border […]

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ANJ Agri case: prosecution demands prison sentences for indigenous protesters Obet Korie and Odi Aitago

Speaking in front of the Judges’ bench in the Sorong District Court, state prosecutor Katrina Dimara accused Obet and Obi of having violated article 170 of the Indonesian Criminal Code, and asked the council of judges to hand down prison sentences – one year for Obet Korie and eight months for Odi Aitago, less the […]

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Local People demonstrate at PT ANJ Agri’s offices.

Local people from Metamani and IPPMI (Imora Youth and Student Union) held a demonstration at the offices of PT ANJ Agri Papua in Sorong on Thursday 12/2/2015. Adam Rariaro, a community member from Saga Village, Metamani, South Sorong who was involved in the action, said that “people are demonstrating because PT ANJ’s operations have ignored […]

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