In recent times, the issue of Papua has returned to the public. Through the momentum of the death of George Floyd, an American citizen of African descent. The hashtag #Blacklivematters is considered to raise awareness to stop racism against black people, including what happens to Indigenous Papuans. For anyone who is following the current developments in Papua, of course these…

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Request for HGU information to the Ministry of ATR/BPN The Application for Information submitted by FWI on September 16, 2015, with detailed information requested is the Business Rights Document (HGU) for plantations in Central Kalimantan, West Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, and North Kalimantan. Because there was no response from the Ministry of ATR / BPN, on October 5, 2015,…

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In 3 different times, BIJAK and FWI together have the opportunity to obtain information and practices from the Essential Ecosystem Areas management in 3 locations. The first location was Kehati Hutan Pelawan Park, Bangka Tengah, Bangka Belitung, conducted on April 8-12,2019. The second location was Sungai Putri Wildlife for Orangutan – Gunung Tarak – Gunung Palung, Ketapang, West Kalimantan, conducted…

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Public information dispute between Forest Watch Indonesia (FWI) and Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/National Land Agency has not finished until this time. At the trial on December 14, 2016, State Administrative Court stated that FWI won the objection submitted to the Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/National Land Agency. Copy of Decision No. 2/G/KI/2016/PTUN-JKT dated December 23, 2016, are…

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Konferensi Pers According to the mandate in Act No. 14 of 2008 regarding the Public Information Disclosure (KIP), the public’s rights to obtain and access all information, especially activities financed by public funds, are permitted based on the applicable regulations. According to the point of the Public Information Disclosure Act (UU KIP), every public agency is obliged to open access…

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