FOE Rejected Investigation that Astra Agro Lestari Did

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PALMOILMAGAZINE SULAWESI, DONGGALA – Prior PT. Astra Agro Lestari Tbk., and Eco Nusantara planned to have kick-off meeting to investigate issues about environmental damages and human rights violation which were accused to the palm oil company with the code AALI in Central Sulawesi and West Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.

The civil organizations – Friends of the Earth (FOE) and Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (Walhi) rejected the one side – investigation about the case by appointed Eco Nusantara, as the third independent third party.

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Walhi as FOE Indonesia also rejected kick-off meeting which was cancelled later. Before it happened, the meeting was scheduled after AALI published ‘the latest progress’ in its official website by claiming that the company is having communication with the United States (US) FOE and got support from Walhi in the investigation. US FOE consistently claimed that the investigation substance and process – that AAL one side – dictated and its consultant – are not available and having issues while Walhi did not agreed terminology or framing of the further investigation.

Editorials of that quoted from the published official release of Walhi, it rejected the meeting from FOE.

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Walhi thought AALI and its independent third party, Eco Nusantara also claimed that they did participate in the kick-off meeting in the investigation that occurred on Thursday (25/5/2023).

The official website published by Walhi and FOE, in their position, rejected the characteristic that ran in the investigation and re-emphasized that AAL should return the area back to the people that the company has plundered without having the people’s agreement, should deliver public statement, provide compensation for the loss of the areas and living source, do recover the environment from the facts that raised for the past one year.

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