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Thousands of villagers reclaim, cultivate land

  • Khairul Saleh

    The Jakarta Post

Palembang | Mon, January 11 2010 | 09:59 am

PREMIUM Disappointed by a protracted land dispute, thousands of villagers in South Sumatra have reclaimed plantation land managed by state-owned plantation company PTPN VII Cinta Manis.The residents of Rengas village, Payaraman district, Ogan Ilir regency, placed poles along the disputed land and planted pineapple and rubber trees on the land on Saturday.Similarly, residents in neighboring Lubuk Bandung a...