Indonesian community seeks World Bank mediation against Chinese-owned zinc mine

Villagers in North Sumatra, Indonesia, are waiting to hear if the World Bank will support their struggle against a zinc…


President Jokowi (Repeatedly) Mortgaged the Safety of Citizens by Removing FABA from B3 Waste

Jakarta, 12 March 2021 - President Joko Widodo removed coal waste from combustion, namely Fly Ash and Bottom Ash…


Suing the Geothermal Extraction Industry for Electricity Generation in Indonesia Link

Statements & Reports of Civil Society Organizations to the Indonesian People (29 January 2021) After repeated…


Disaster Shadows Chinese Mining Ventures in Southeast Asia

Two years ago this week, the global mining industry felt the ground crumble beneath its feet. At the decommissioned…


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…


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…