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Dayaks seek Komnas HAM support over land acquisition

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, February 16 2013 | 10:16 am

PREMIUM Members of the Dayak community are seeking protection from the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) over a land dispute with several coal-mining companies.

Menang Jaya, 50, a resident of Barito Utara in Central Kalimantan, recalled the days when the regency was still surrounded by green forests that have now turned into black coal mining pits.

ÔÇťAround 200 hectares of m...