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Indonesia Adopts Stringent (9 May 2008)
Indonesia, the world's biggest palm oil producer, plans to take firm measures aimed at ensuring palm oil firms meet stringent standards before labelling their products as eco-friendly, an industry watchdog said on Wednesday.

CAT hears response of Indonesia (8 May 2008)
The Committee against Torture this morning began its consideration of the second periodic report of Indonesia on the efforts of that country to give effect to the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

West Papua Report - MAY 2008 (6 May 2008)
overview of monthly report that focusses on developments affecting Papuans.

Landslide kills 12 near Freeport mine (6 May 2008)
Twelve people died in a landslide near a massive copper mine operated by Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold in Indonesia's Papua province, but the firm's mining operations were unaffected, officials said on Tuesday.

Illegal goldminers killed by Papuan landslide (6 May 2008)
A radio report says at least 12 gold miners were killed in a landslide in Indonesia's remote Papua province. Nine others are missing and feared dead.