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Indonesian Paper Giant Pledges No More Deforestation

JAKARTA, Indonesia, February 6, 2013 (ENS) – In an agreement with Greenpeace, the giant Asia Pulp and Paper Group Tuesday announced a new Forest Conservation Policy that puts an immediate end to all natural forest clearing in Indonesia. Greenpeace hailed … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Indigenous Dayaks struggle to hold on to their lands

Yua is a small man with fine lines on his face. He does not know how old he is but he remembers vividly the time when he was newly married and saw men with green uniforms holding rifles entering his … Continue reading

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Indonesian House works on indigenous peoples bill

Lawmakers in the Indonesian House of Representatives are discussing a draft indigenous peoples bill aimed at protecting communities from injustice and marginalisation. “Violations of the rights of indigenous people continue to occur, although they played a key role in protecting … Continue reading

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Press Release: Indonesian Government Accepts Ancestral Domain Maps: Making Indigenous Peoples visible within the Nation State

Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) and Network for Participatory Mapping (JKPP) have officially handed over ancestral domain map registered in Ancestral Domain Registration Agency (BRWA) to the Indonesia’s Geospatial Information Agency (BIG) and Presidential Delivery Unit for Supervision … Continue reading

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