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Conflict in Indonesia’s Papua Region

The clearing of forests inhabited by indigenous people in Indonesia’s Papua* Region by agribusinesses is fueling conflict in the southern Merauke Regency, say campaigners.   “Indigenous peoples rely on their land for their survival and therefore any incursion onto their land creates serious problems for any community,” Sophie Grig, a senior campaigner for Survival International, a UK-based indigenous rights advocacy …

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