How palm oil firms gamed a scheme to lift Indonesians out of poverty
Tricked into captivity in a “drug rehabilitation” facility, victims faced forced labour and death
Communities could be losing hundreds of millions of dollars each year as plantation firms fail to comply with the law.
Politically-connected firm seeks to profit from stripped back regulations
A company that hoped to clear 80,000 hectares of rainforest in Indonesian Papua to plant oil palms has lost a court case over its control of the land.
Fresh questions raised in case of Marius Betera, who died around two hours after he was allegedly assaulted by a police officer.
Why did a palm oil conglomerate pay $22m to an unnamed ‘expert’ in Papua?
The Digoel Agri Group has begun operating in an Indonesia megaproject being fought over by investors from around the world
Officials have repeatedly raised the alarm over the controversial project, but are now allowing it to go ahead.
The epic battle to save the islands that inspired the theory of evolution
Indonesian companies were given until March this year to disclose their “beneficial owners” under a 2018 presidential regulation, but less than 1 percent have complied.
The story behind the single biggest threat to the rainforests of Indonesia.
The land deals behind the downfall of Indonesia’s top judge
The story of money, power and politics behind the devastation of a forest-rich district in Indonesian Borneo.