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  • Trail of Ashes at the AGO
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    Trail of Ashes at the AGO

    The police suspect that the fire at the AGO’s Main Building was ignited by a smoldering cigarette butt discarded by a worker doing building renovation work. There were no usable fire hydrants on the grounds.

  • The Limits of Compensation
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    The Limits of Compensation

    Victims of human rights violations are not receiving state compensation due to a stalled legal process.

  • Eighteen Years of Waiting
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    Eighteen Years of Waiting

    Hundreds of victims of terrorism have not yet received any compensation from the state. Requests can be submitted up to June of next year.

  • Hazy Memory of a Bribe Recipient
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    Hazy Memory of a Bribe Recipient

    The Pekanbaru Corruption Court exonerated the suspect who allegedly bribed former Riau governor, Annas Maamun. The judges ignored testimonies by key witnesses.

  • An Oceanside Racetrack
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    An Oceanside Racetrack

    The government puts the Mandalika International Street Circuit into a national priority program. There are problems with buying the lands for the project.

  • Before Rossi Races at Mandalika
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    Before Rossi Races at Mandalika

    The construction of Mandalika International Street Circuit in Lombok allegedly takes over the land of local residents. The authorities are accused of intimidating villagers.

  • The Ants Against the Elephant
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    The Ants Against the Elephant

    It is suspected that residents of East Sumba who came out against the activity of a sugarcane plantation have been criminalized. While a report on Muria Sumba Manis is not progressing.

  • East Sumba Regent Gidion Mbilijora:  There are No Human Rights Violations
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    East Sumba Regent Gidion Mbilijora: There are No Human Rights Violations

    The opening of sugarcane plantations in East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, by Muria Sumba Manis (MSM), a company affiliated with the Djarum and Wings groups, sparked conflicts with some Marapu followers.

  • Sumba Faith Followers Cornered  by Rulers
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    Sumba Faith Followers Cornered by Rulers

    Hundreds of years ago, the tale said, a herder called Umbu Pala arrived at the Sumba shores. He settled down in the Yuara Ahu savanna, where his cattle grazed. There, he also set up a hamayang, or a place to pray.

  • Extracting Sweets from the Marapu
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    Extracting Sweets from the Marapu

    The sugarcane plantation owned by Djarum and Wings Indonesia is being accused of damaging and shutting off access to a location where followers of the Marapu conduct rituals in East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara. Despite repeated reminders from a number of institutions, the regional government and company were unmoved. Local residents accuse the company of misrepresenting a traditional offering of money as compensation for land use. This coverage was done through collaboration of Tempo and Tempo Institute.

  • Special Treatment for Mining Firms’
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    Special Treatment for Mining Firms’

    People close to South Sulawesi Governor Nurdin Abdullah are suspected of enjoying preferential treatment for getting licenses for sand mining businesses.

  • Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo:  The Pollution Has Been Serious
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    Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo: The Pollution Has Been Serious

    Various large and small industries have been polluting Bengawan Solo River with liquid waste that goes beyond quality standard limits.

  • Arief Buntoro Dibyoseputro, Corporate Secretary of Rayon Utama Makmur:  There Are No Problems with Our Waste
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    Arief Buntoro Dibyoseputro, Corporate Secretary of Rayon Utama Makmur: There Are No Problems with Our Waste

    Lab results show that waste level for a number of factories around the Bengawan Solo River have exceeded quality standards.

  • Booze River
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    Booze River

    Each dry season, Solo Regional Drinking Water Company’s (PDAM) Chief of Public Relations Bayu Tunggul Pamilih agitates.

  • Waste Runs Yonder
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    Waste Runs Yonder

    Industrial pollution at Bengawan Solo River has reached an alarming point. Of the 85 companies that dump waste into the longest river in Java, only 18 have disposal permits. Firms with permits also still dispose of waste above the allowed standard.

  • Songbirds in Boxes
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    Songbirds in Boxes

    It is estimated that about a million songbirds from Sumatra, including some protected species, have been smuggled off the island over the past year. The lucrative nature of this business threatens the populations of a number of bird species as well as the balance of the ecosystem. It is suspected that this smuggling involves authorities from a number of institutions. Tempo made this report in cooperation with Internews’ Earth Journalism Network.

  • I Pay officers
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    I Pay officers

    Songbird Smuggler, Diah Bayu

  • A Bird Catcher’s Hard Life
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    A Bird Catcher’s Hard Life

    Bird catchers are using rat glue and birdsong recording to get their prey. They often encounter dangerous animals during their hunt.

  • Raid by Narcotics Police
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    Raid by Narcotics Police

    Non-Governmental Organization activist from the Indonesian Environmental Forum (Walhi), Zenzi Suhadi, had an audience with the Chief of the Narcotics Unit of the South Jakarta Police Resort, Comsr.

  • After the Command  by the Big Chief
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    After the Command by the Big Chief

    The arrest of Laman Kinipan customary chief, Effendi Buhing, by police was rooted in conflict between the community and an oil palm company. The company allegedly violated a letter of agreement.

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