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UN Commission raises concerns about MIFEE with Indonesia

Acting on the letter which 27 organisations sent a few months ago, the United Nations Commission on the Elimination on Racial Discrimination has written to the Indonesia’s Ambassador to the UN, raising concerns about MIFEE. Although the CERD has not launched its own enquiry to check facts, it nevertheless echoes the concerns raised by the […]

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MIFEE-affected communities want their land back

A roundup of recent material about MIFEE, January 2013, from Down To Earth Indigenous communities living along the Bian and Maro Rivers in Merauke, southern Papua, have demanded the return of their customary lands taken for the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE) mega-project. A set of demands issued after four days of community […]

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