Articles by Muhammad Beni Saputra

Fictional forest koperasi: a new pattern of land grabs in Indonesia

Fake cooperatives acting as representatives of farmers can seek land concessions and conveniently serve as an extension of corporations.

Environmental degradation in Indonesia: lessons from Jambi

Native oligarchs and unscrupulous security apparatuses from the police to the military continue to exploit natural resources with ease and impunity.

COVID-19 is eroding Indonesian local media’s role as watchdog

Local media are failing to supervise regional Indonesia, with many relying on government PR budgets or politicians’ fresh cash.