Illegal operations common feature of palm oil-driven conflicts

20.12.2016 Conflicts between communities and companies and between communities and the government, have proliferated across areas of Indonesia targeted for plantations

Riau network urges government to prosecute forest encroachment

16.12.2016 Analysis of plantations suggests majority of oil palm sites operating without permission

Illegal palm oil encroaches on Aceh’s largest peatswamp

24.11.2016 The  Indonesian province lost more than 4,000 hectares of forest in the first half of 2016, largely due to “legally questionable, if not downright illegal” palm oil expansion

Investigation raises doubts over police decision to drop forest fire prosecutions

23.11.2016 A decision by Indonesian police to drop a criminal investigation into the use of fire to clear forest dubbed fundamentally flawed and contrary to the evidence

Korindo allegedly burning Papuan forests for palm oil

01.09.2016 A new report alleges that Korindo, the largest palm oil company operating in Indonesian Papua, has destroyed 30,000 hectares of forest on the island since 2013

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