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    Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia HRW

    23.09.2019· Successive governments in Indonesia have turned a blind eye to widespread forest clearance, facilitating the proliferation of oil palm plantations. Between 2001 to 2017, Indonesia lost 24 million...

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    “When We Lost the Forest, We Lost Everything” hrw.org

    Successive governments in Indonesia have turned a blind eye to widespread forest clearance, facilitating the prolif- eration of oil palm plantations. Between 2001 to 2017, Indonesia lost 24 million...

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    Indonesia: Indigenous Peoples Losing Human Rights

    22.09.2019· The 89-page report, “ ‘When We Lost the Forest, We Lost Everything’: Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia,” examines how a patchwork of weak laws, exacerbated by poor government...

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    Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia

    04.09.2019· Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia. Share. Launch Gallery. Protecting Rights, Saving Lives. Human Rights Watch defends the rights of

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    Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia

    Today, they have little land to farm and no forest in which to forage after the land was cleared to make way for an oil palm plantation run by an Indonesian company. Thousands of kilometers away to the west, in Sarolangun regency of Jambi province on the island of Sumatra, an elderly Orang Rimba mother of nine children, Maliau, struggles to survive off land that once sustained her people, but

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    Indonesia: Indigenous Peoples Losing Their Forests, Says

    The Indonesian government is failing to protect the rights of Indigenous peoples who have lost their traditional forests and livelihoods to oil palm plantations in West Kalimantan and Jambi provinces, Human Rights Watch said in a report.

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    Indonesia is not serious about resolving human rights

    13.05.2019· The Consortium of Agrarian Reform has stated that palm oil is the sector contributing the highest level of agrarian conflicts in Indonesia. During 2018, there were 144 plantation conflicts, with 60 per cent (83 cases) happening inside palm oil plantations.

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    Indonesia: Indigenous Peoples Losing Their Forests, Says

    The 89-page report, “ ‘When We Lost the Forest, We Lost Everything’: Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia,” examines how a patchwork of weak laws

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    “When We Lost the Forest, We Lost Human Rights Watch

    Successive governments in Indonesia have turned a blind eye to widespread forest clearance, facilitating the prolif- eration of oil palm plantations. Between 2001 to 2017, Indonesia lost 24 million...

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    Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia HRW. 23/9/2019 · Meriau, headman of a rombongon (group) of about six families living in the middle of an oil palm plantation, said: “This used to be my rice field. That is why I don’t leave this place.” He. Get Price

  • indonesia: indigenous peoples losing their forests, says

    Indonesia: Indigenous Peoples Losing Their Forests, Says

    The 89-page report, “‘When We Lost the Forest, We Lost Everything’: Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia,” examines how a patchwork of weak laws, exacerbated by poor government oversight, and the failure of oil palm plantation companies to fulfill their human rights responsibilities have adversely affected Indigenous peoples’ rights to their forests, livelihood

  • indonesia: indigenous peoples losing their forests, says

    Indonesia: Indigenous Peoples Losing Their Forests, Says

    The 89-page report, “‘When We Lost the Forest, We Lost Everything’: Oil Palm Plantations and Rights Violations in Indonesia,” examines how a patchwork of weak laws, exacerbated by poor

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    (DOC) Indonesia: Exploitation of women and violation of

    Oil palm plantations in Indonesia are driven by large capital, land availability, cheap labour and the international demand for palm oil. Since 2000, the area of oil palm plantations has been increasing in order to meet the demand of the

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    RSPO questions effectiveness of Indonesian palm

    The palm oil industry in Indonesia has long been associated with environmental, labor rights and human rights violations, primarily the destruction of vast swaths of tropical rainforest to make

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    Indonesia: Exploitation of women and violation of their

    Oil palm plantations in Indonesia are driven by large capital, land availability, cheap labour and the international demand for palm oil. Since 2000, the area of oil palm plantations has been increasing in order to meet the demand of the international palm oil market. Indonesia has announced plans to increase Crude Palm Oil (CPO) production up to 40 million tons per year by 2020. (1) The

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    Palm oil production in Indonesia

    Palm oil production is important to the economy of Indonesia as the country is the world's biggest producer and consumer of the commodity, providing about half of the world's supply. In 2016, Indonesia produced over 34.6 billion tons of palm oil, and exported nearly 73% of it. Oil palm plantations stretch across 12 million hectares, and is projected to reach 13 million by 2020.

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    Abuse of workers’ human rights at oil palm plantations

    The story of an oil palm plantation worker in Kalimantan. West Java, in early November 2010. At the time, Sawit Watch was preparing a report to Indonesia's Human Rights Commission on the problems faced by oil palm plantation workers. The promises. Wanting to improve his situation, Suroso, a villager from Mlarang in Central Java's Purworejo district, decided to try registering as an oil

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    Labor Exploitation and Human Rights Abuses within the

    17.11.2014· The palm oil industry is one of the most significant employers in Malaysia and Indonesia, where 85 percent of the world’s palm oil is grown, and employing as many as 3.5 million workers. The US has recently downgraded Malaysia to the lowest ranking in its annual human trafficking report,relegating the Southeast Asian nation to the same category as Zimbabwe, North Korea and Saudi

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    Indonesia Country Page World Human Rights Watch

    Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s rhetorical support for human rights has not led to meaningful policy initiatives. Religious minorities face harassment, intimidation, and violence from Sunni militants, government officials, and security forces. Indonesian authorities restrict foreign media access to Papua on the pretext of a low-level insurgency.

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    Human Rights NGOs Link Death of 2 Palm Oil Free

    Human rights organizations said Monday that the killing of two journalists in Indonesia has shown the risks faced by those investigating land grabbing and the environmental impacts of palm oil among other agricultural industries in the country.. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International spoke after the death of Martua Parasian Siregar and Maraden Sianipar, independent journalists

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    RSPO questions effectiveness of Indonesian palm

    The palm oil industry in Indonesia has long been associated with environmental, labor rights and human rights violations, primarily the destruction of vast swaths of tropical rainforest to make

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    (DOC) Indonesia: Exploitation of women and violation of

    Oil palm plantations in Indonesia are driven by large capital, land availability, cheap labour and the international demand for palm oil. Since 2000, the area of oil palm plantations has been increasing in order to meet the demand of the

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    Palm oil giants unite to tackle human rights challenges

    In 2016, multiple advocacy campaigns and reports by non-profit organisations exposed human rights issues on palm oil plantations in Indonesia, which included job insecurity for casual workers, unethically low wages, poor health and safety conditions and cases of forced and child labour.

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    It's Official: Most Indonesian Palm Oil Plantations Broke

    23.08.2019· Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil producer, wants to reshape the industry after the state auditor found that about 81% of plantations broke various state regulations.

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    Palm plantations in Indonesia are displacing Indigenous

    The Indonesian government is failing to protect the rights of Indigenous peoples who have lost their traditional forests and livelihoods to oil palm plantations in West Kalimantan and Jambi

  • indonesia: exploitation of women and violation of their

    Indonesia: Exploitation of women and violation of their

    Oil palm plantations in Indonesia are driven by large capital, land availability, cheap labour and the international demand for palm oil. Since 2000, the area of oil palm plantations has been increasing in order to meet the demand of the international palm oil market. Indonesia has announced plans to increase Crude Palm Oil (CPO) production up to 40 million tons per year by 2020. (1) The

  • damning report reveals palm oil's human cost huffpost

    Damning Report Reveals Palm Oil's Human Cost HuffPost

    In 2015, for instance, news reports revealed human rights and worker rights violations on palm oil plantations in both Indonesia and Malaysia. The year before, a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency called “Permitting Crime” said an estimated 80 percent of palm oil cultivation areas in Indonesia were guilty of illegal practices.

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    Women in palm oil: invisible no more? News Eco

    In Indonesia, where close to 6 million people work in the palm oil industry, women toil alongside men in remote plantations across the country.. However, female plantation workers are unlikely to be included in that number, as investigations on labour issues in the palm oil industry suggest. Many rural women living in villages surrounding the palm oil estate constitute the informal workforce

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    Exploitation, child labor found in Indonesia palm oil

    “The findings are unfortunately indicative of all-too-common systems of exploitation on palm oil plantations, and the industry is rife with such labor rights and human rights violations

  • women in palm oil: invisible no more? news eco

    Women in palm oil: invisible no more? News Eco

    In Indonesia, where close to 6 million people work in the palm oil industry, women toil alongside men in remote plantations across the country.. However, female plantation workers are unlikely to be included in that number, as investigations on labour issues in the palm oil industry suggest. Many rural women living in villages surrounding the palm oil estate constitute the informal workforce

  • solutions & options for sustainable palm oil

    Solutions & options for sustainable palm oil

    The aim of these schemes is to make oil palm cultivation more sustainable by imposing a variety of standards and criteria, thereby reducing rainforest clearance, slash-and-burn and human rights violations in the palm oil industry. The sustainability criteria set by the certification systems ensure that the basic rights of indigenous landowners, local communities, plantation workers and

  • damning report reveals palm oil's human cost huffpost

    Damning Report Reveals Palm Oil's Human Cost HuffPost

    In 2015, for instance, news reports revealed human rights and worker rights violations on palm oil plantations in both Indonesia and Malaysia. The year before, a report by the Environmental Investigation Agency called “Permitting Crime” said an estimated 80 percent of palm oil cultivation areas in Indonesia were guilty of illegal practices.

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    Taking a Stand for Palm Oil Workers Jakarta Globe

    These plantations and factories have often been accused of irresponsible labor practices and charged with human rights violations. The allegations have come thick and fast. According to a 2015 Diagnostic Study published by the International Labor Organization (ILO), six major problems were identified in the palm oil industry: low status of the workers; lack of dialogue between companies and

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    Indonesia: OECD Guidelines complaint filed against So

    Indonesia: OECD Guidelines complaint filed against So. Korean cos for human rights & environmental violations on palm oil plantations. An OECD Guidelines complaint has been filed against the South Korean multinational Posco International, the Korean National Pension Service (NPS), and the Korean export-import bank (KEXIM) for human rights and environmental violations on palm oil plantations

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    Slavery in the Palm Oil Industry Human Rights First

    01.03.2017· Human rights violations in palm oil production has received little attention from the global economy, The U.S. government has some tools to pressure companies importing palm oil from Malaysia and Indonesia and require plantations to implement policies to protect workers. Section 307 of the Tariff Act bans the import of any goods produced with forced labor from being imported to the

  • palm oil giant indofood sanctioned over labor rights

    Palm Oil Giant Indofood Sanctioned Over Labor Rights

    05.11.2018· San Francisco, CA Indonesian palm oil giant Indofood has been sanctioned by the world’s largest palm oil certification scheme, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) reported. The RSPO found over twenty violations of the RSPO’s Principles and Criteria, as well as 10 violations of Indonesian labor law, on the Indofood facilities audited.

  • indonesia: exploitation of women and violation of their

    Indonesia: Exploitation of women and violation of their

    Oil palm plantations in Indonesia are driven by large capital, land availability, cheap labour and the international demand for palm oil. Since 2000, the area of oil palm plantations has been increasing in order to meet the demand of the international palm oil market. Indonesia has announced plans to increase Crude Palm Oil (CPO) production up to 40 million tons per year by 2020. (1) The

  • palm oil and human rights: what you need to know

    Palm Oil and human rights: What you need to know

    Indonesia generally has strong labour laws but weak enforcement of these laws has led to companies being able to get away with systemic abuses of workers in palm oil plantations. 3. Palm oil is most sought after in India, Europe and China. Global demand for palm oil is growing fast, with 61 million tonnes consumed in 2015. In 1990, it was less

  • indonesia's palm oil industry rife with human-rights

    Indonesia's Palm Oil Industry Rife With Human-Rights

    18.07.2013· Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights has documented thousands of alleged human-rights violations around plantations. On the Malaysian side