Pari Islanders fighting the occupation of their territory were given a glimmer of hope last month after a prominent environmental defender, Pak Sulaiman, was found not guilty of a land breach.
"Currently, we, the indigenous people, traditional villagers and forest people, and the places where we are living are under pressure and face sustained injustice and social tension due to large-scale “development’ activities conducted by plantation and commercial logging companies."
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.
More than 200 Indonesian organisations have sent an open letter to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, the President of the Council of the European Union, and Leaders of the EU Member States highlighting the harmful impacts of the palm oil sector in Indonesia.
Lebih dari 200 organisasi Indonesia telah mengirim sepucuk surat terbuka kepada Presiden Republik Indonesia, Presiden Dewan Uni Eropa, dan Para Pimpinan Negara Anggota Uni Eropa yang menyoroti dampak berbahaya dari sektor minyak sawit di Indonesia.
Indonesian NGOs have protested strongly to the Indonesian government authorities and RSPO about an incident they recorded on 18th December 2017, when police security forces shot and wounded two farmers. The shootings allegedly took place in one of Wilmar International’s oil palm plantations in Central Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo.
LSM-LSM Indonesia melakukan protes keras kepada pemerintah Indonesia dan RSPO tentang sebuah kejadian yang mereka catat pada tanggal 18 Desember 2017, ketika pasukan kepolisian menembak dan melukai dua orang petani. Penembakan tersebut diduga terjadi di salah satu perkebunan kelapa sawit milik Wilmar International di Provinsi Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia.
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has upheld a complaint by Forest Peoples Programme against logging company PT Kemakmuran Berkah Timber (PT KBT).