Sumber foto : Walhi Jambi
March 2, 2015
JAMBI-INDONESIA: A farmer and environmental defenders activist murdered by Security Force of PT. WKS (Wirakarya Sakti), a subsidiary of APP (Asia Pulp and Paper – Sinar Mas Group).
ISSUES: LEGAL SUPREMACY, RIGHTS OF LOCAL FARMERS AND COMMUNITY, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS, HUMAN RIGHTS, BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS.
Indonesian Forum for Environment (WALHI) – Friends of the Earth Indonesia hereby inform you that an activist of Tebo Farmers Union (SPT) in Jambi province, Indonesia, named Indra Kailani (male, 23 years-old) has been inhumanely persecuted and murdered by the security force of PT. WKS (Wirakarya Sakti), a subsidiary of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), on February 27, 2015.
This deliberate action is a violation of the right to life and threatens the existence of the rights of environmental defenders. Currently Jambi Regional Police are working on the case that involves the Rapid Response Unit of the company’s security forces.
For further information, please visit http://www.walhi.or.id/
Wirakarya Sakti (APP Group)
PT Wirakarya Sakti (WKS) is a company incorporated under the official notary documents of Hasan Qolbi, a notary representative in Padang, on October 11, 1975. The latest revision of official notary document under Law No. 7 on January 28, 2004 was with the notary Mrs. Yulia, SH.
WKS is a concessionaire of industrial tree plantation to supply the pulp and paper mill of PT Lontar Papyrus Pulp and Paper Industries, that is located in Jambi Province. WKS got its first plantation permission for trial planting (IPP-1) for 1,000 ha (hectares), based on a letter from the Head of the Regional Forestry Office (Regional Office of Forestry) of Jambi Province No. 165/HTI/Wilhut/Iva/1989 in 1989. In 1996, the company got the first definitive concession from the Ministry of Forestry with […]