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Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

Published By   /  June 13, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Coal mining, Economic growth, Energy, Environment, Global, Human Rights, India, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of coal mining in previously unexploited deposits in Indonesian-ruled Papua. In exchange for technical support and financing for geological surveys, officials say India is pushing for special privileges, including no-bid contracts […]

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Manila brands volunteer teachers as ‘terrorists’, say Lumad advocates

Published By   /  April 5, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, lumads, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Militants, Mining, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, save our schools, Schools  /  Comments Off on Manila brands volunteer teachers as ‘terrorists’, say Lumad advocates

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Manila brands volunteer teachers as ‘terrorists’, say Lumad advocates By Jean Bell in Auckland Volunteer teachers are being wrongly labelled as “terrorists” by the Philippine government while paramilitary and mining activity increases in the country, say visiting indigenous Lumad education advocates. Fritizi Junance Magbanua, a […]

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Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups

Published By   /  November 19, 2017  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Development, Forests, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups ANALYSIS: By Basten Gokkon in Jakarta The Indonesian government has relinquished control over nine tracts of forest to the indigenous communities that have lived there for generations, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced at a recent […]

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