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Two Indonesian Journalists Found Dead at Illegal Palm Oil Plantation

HeadlineNov 05, 2019

In Indonesia, journalists Maraden Sianipar and Martua Siregar were killed at an illegal palm oil plantation on the island of Sumatra. Both journalists had reported critically on the plantation. Indonesian authorities have ruled the company violated the law when it deforested the land to build the palm oil plantation. Deforestation for palm oil plantations is a major contributor to climate change.

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