Villagers, who are mostly farmers, living in Mount Tujuh, Teluk Batang District (Kayong Utara, West Kalimantan) are in conflict with a granite producer operating in the mountain. They fear that the mine will deplete water supply from the mountain, which they need for their household and farming activities.
Minister of Marine Affairs and Fishery, Susi Pudjiastuti, is calling for the United Nations (UN) to declare illegal fishing, or Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, as a transnational organized crime.
The public’s interest to use sea transportation remains low as evident from the fact that the number of back-to-kampong (mudik) travelers that travelled via sea did not grow year-on-year, according to the Minister of Transportation, Budi Karya Sumadi.
Outsource workers at state-owned companies remain an issue far from being resolved, attributed to the fact that state-owned enterprises and the Ministry of Manpower are ignoring the the recommendations produced generated by the House of Representatives.
Thousands of outsource workers are working without certainty.
The Watuputih groundwater basin in Mount Kendeng, Rembang, Central Java, is the main issue in the conflict between PT Semen Indonesia and villagers and non-government organizations (NGO) who woe the company’s plan to operate a limestone mine and a cement factory in the area.
WWF Indonesia declares their support to the Environment and Forestry Law Enforcement and Security Board in Kalimantan to uphold the law against ivory smugglers in Nunukan, North Kalimantan.
According to the reports of violence cases in schools on laporpendidikan.com, the rate of violence in education world keeps increasing.
The only population of Javan Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus) in the world is in danger.
Local villagers and activists are fighting against the construction of a geothermal power plant at Mount Lawu (Gunung Lawu) in Central Java by PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy.
Organizations have launched another fight against marriage of underage female. The Female Ulema Congress (KUPI) in Cirebon on 25-27 April 2017 called for the raise of the minimum eligible age for women to marry, namely to over 18.
People of Telukjambe, Karawang Barat, can finally smile. After staging a demonstration for several days, and even burying themselves in front of the State Palace, their struggle has been paid off.