Alleged illegal logging of timber including Merbau in Tambrauw

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November 15, 2020 - West Papua, Indonesia

Suara Papua reports that a coalition of NGOs have called on the Ministry of Forestry to investigate allege violations of forest laws by a concessionaire in the Tambrauw Regency. Violations include the underpayment of compensation to local communities for Merbau logs, among others.

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