Regional Elections and the Threat of Ecological Crisis in Central Sulawesi

The simultaneous regional elections in 270 regions today, including the province of Central Sulawesi, are not an…


2020 Regional Elections Under Oligarchic Control

The agenda of saving the people and living space from the destructive power of the extractive industry is getting more…


Omnibus Law: Oligarch’s Legal Holy Book

The Omnibus Law/Job Creation Law has just been passed in a rush, even though the Indonesian people are currently…


The Colleges of Governor Nurdin Abdullah Behind MNP’s Sand Mining and Reclamation in South Sulawesi

Behind the sand mining activity by PT Boskalis International Indonesia which has destroyed traditional fish catch area…


How the Pandemic Strengthens Immunity for Mining Corporate-Oligarchy and Paves a Way to a New Dictatorship

Merah Johansyah | Coordinator of the Indonesia Mining Advocacy Network (JATAM) As each person struggles to take care…


Indonesian miners eyeing EV nickel boom seek to dump waste into the sea

Nickel-mining companies in Indonesia have pitched the government to allow them to dump their waste, or tailings, into…


Miners welcome Indonesia’s new jobs bill that could spur coal growth

Critics are concerned the new rules, aimed at boosting mining investment, could underpin an expansion in coal and…


East Kalimantan’s deadly pits

Indonesian rice farmer Misidi squats on the edge of a massive open-pit coal mine north of East Kalimantan's capital of…