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Story Publication logo December 22, 2020

Conflict in the Untan Production Forest Area

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Deforestation in Indonesia
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This report was carried out by Pontianak Post journalists with the support of a grant from the...

Abdul Hadi, Ketua RT Dusun Kopiang memperlihatkan Surat Pemberitahuan Pajak Terhutang (SPPT) Pajak Bumi dan Bangunan (PBB).
Abdul Hadi, Ketua RT Dusun Kopiang memperlihatkan Surat Pemberitahuan Pajak Terhutang (SPPT) Pajak Bumi dan Bangunan (PBB). ARIEF NUGROHO/PONTIANAK POST

“We are like riding on our own land,” said Abdul Hadi, a resident of Kopiang Subvillage, Mandor Village, Mandor Subdistrict, Landak District when met Pontianak Post, at his residence, early October 2020.

Abdul Hadi's expression was not without reason. According to Abdul Hadi, the struggle of Kopiang Subvillagers to get recognition of their customary rights has almost vanished due to the status of the area.

To read the full story in bahasa Indonesia, click here.

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