TITLE

EU Fuelling Human Rights Disaster In Indonesia

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Chain Reaction;Apr2008, Issue 102, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report by environmental groups regarding the impact of European Union targets on the use of biofuels for transport in Indonesia. According to the report, EU targets spawned human rights abuses in Indonesia where oil palm companies use hostile tactics to landgrab properties from indigenous communities. Social and environmental impacts in these communities are discussed.
ACCESSION #
31878138

 

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