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Corporate eucalyptus plantations create conflict in Indonesia

Location

Indonesia

Released

October 2015

Duration

7:49

Tags
  • Activism
  • Fighting Big Corporations
  • Indonesia
  • Participatory-made film
  • Women's Rights

In a rapidly dwindling community forest the people of Pandumaan & Sipituhuta have put up a strong fight to stop the growth of monoculture eucalyptus plantations. But the aggressive actions of the company & its close alignment with local politicians & the police have led this struggle down a dark path – protests, intimidation, arrests & confrontations.

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