Malaysian firm bidding to clear Papua forest loses court bid, but deforestation persists
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.
‘Potentially lethal’ police assault on indigenous Papuan was caught on camera
Fresh questions raised in case of Marius Betera, who died around two hours after he was allegedly assaulted by a police officer.
‘On the road, I feel the ancestors watching’
A photo essay from southern Papua
How we calculated Korindo’s revenues from clearing Papuan rainforest
Did the conglomerate earn more than $300 million from ‘conversion timber’?
New player starts clearing rainforest in world’s biggest oil palm project
The Digoel Agri Group has begun operating in an Indonesia megaproject being fought over by investors from around the world
Analysis: Can Papuan politicians protect forests without protecting the rule of law?
Our recent investigation reveals tensions between policies to protect Indonesian rainforest and a desire for investment at any cost.
Revealed: Government officials say permits for mega-plantation in Papua were falsified
Officials have repeatedly raised the alarm over the controversial project, but are now allowing it to go ahead.