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Press Statement: Indonesia’s largest palm oil company, Golden Agri Resources on the ropes

Indonesian, Liberian and International NGOs have just filed five (5) new complaints against Indonesia’s largest palm oil company, Golden Agri Resources (GAR), after its failure to comply with RSPO standards. The NGOs have called for the conglomerate's certificates to be suspended, for GAR to be suspended from the RSPO Board of Governors and sanctioned for repeated non-compliance, and for the Complaints Panel to investigate GAR’s exceeding the land ceiling and hiding its ownership of majority-owned subsidiaries.

It’s forest that we can live from, not oil palm

Jakarta – A civil society coalition took action outside the Environment and Forestry Ministry on Friday (23/03/2018), protesting a permit to release state forest land near the Wosimi River in Naikere and Kuriwamesa subdistricts of Wondama Bay Regency, Papua Barat which was issued to an oil palm company, PT Menara Wasior.

Nous pouvons vivre de la forêt, pas du palmier à huile

Jakarta – Une coalition de la société civile a mené une action devant le Ministère de l’environnement et des forêts vendredi (23/03/2018), pour protester contre un permis d’octroi des terres forestières étatiques près du fleuve Wosimi dans les sous-districts de Naikere et Kuriwamesa d

FPP Statement: The inclusion of key human rights defenders on the ‘terrorist’ petition in the Philippines is an unacceptable attack on the international human rights system

The Forest Peoples Programme is shocked and dismayed at the inclusion of key human rights defenders in the recent Philippines Government petition labelling a large number of individuals in the Philippines as ‘terrorists’. The inclusion of these individuals, and those similarly dedicated to the peaceful realisation of human rights, constitutes an attack on the struggle of indigenous peoples for equitable realisation of their rights, including their rights to lands, resources, cultures and collective futures.

Enfin une victoire pour Long Isun

Après une décennie de luttes contre la menace de la destruction des forêts, la communauté autochtone de Long Isun a remporté une petite victoire.