EU Fuelling Human Rights Disaster In Indonesia

April 2008
Chain Reaction;Apr2008, Issue 102, p8
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.


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