Feb 04, 2023 Last Updated 3:56 AM, Jan 31, 2023

Land Rights

Too precious to mine

Central Java farmers refuse to get stuck in cement

Fighting over the land and forest

Century-old conflicts persist in the vast tracts of Indonesia that are designated as state forest

A city without social justice

Jakarta needs more green space, but not at the expense of the poor

Land titles do not equal agrarian reform

Activists split with Indonesia’s government over whether land registration helps the rural poor

Land and social justice

Communities struggle for access while reforms run aground

The trouble with oil palm

Conflicts between villagers and plantation companies in Sumatra are still unresolved

Trouble in Paradise

A land conflict on the tourist island of Gili Trawangan dates back decades

Miracle solution or imminent disaster?

Jatropha biofuel production in Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara

Postcards from a wasteland

Despite being a scene of destruction and heartache, there is a strange beauty in the new landscape created in the wake of the Sidoarjo mud disaster.

Art for a better world

TOM PLUMMER speaks with Moelyono, an artist engaged with farmers threatened by a large dam.

Contested land claims

Which Dongi people should be compensated for land?

Water, land, and Suharto

Review: Both books illustrate the way the Suharto family exploited Indonesia

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