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Indonesia’s state-authorised land grabs discriminate against indigenous peoples and destroy forests (2020)

Since 2004, the lands and resin forests of the Toba Batak community of Ompu Ronggur have been cleared and replaced by eucalyptus plantations of pulp company PT Toba Pulp Lestari. This State-authorised land-grab and destruction of the community’s forests violates a range of international human rights instruments ratified by the Government of Indonesia, including ILO Convention 111.

Film by Nanang Sujana for Forest Peoples Programme