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Lapindo disaster a ‘human rights violation’

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, August 15 2012 | 09:33 am

PREMIUM The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) announced on Tuesday that the Lapindo mudflow in Sidoarjo, East Java, was a human rights violation and that the oil and gas company PT Lapindo Brantas was responsible for the man-made disaster.

Komnas HAM chairman Ifdhal Kasim said that after a three-year investigation, which began in 2008, the commission concluded that Lapindo Brantas vi...