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11/17/2011

THE SHOOTING FARMERS IN LAMPUNG

Bandar Lampung - Advocacy Director of the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI), Kadir Wokanubun, condemned the shooting of the farmers in the District Mesuji, Lampung Province.
As a result of the shooting, Jaelani, 45, farmer Kagungandalam, District Mesuji, were killed, and injured six other farmers. "We condemn the barbaric acts. Supposedly this could be avoided if the authorities are not too biased towards the company, "said Kadir when contacted by phone, Sunday, November 13, 2011.
The shooting occurred in the event of clashes between police and citizens in the company location and processing of oil palm plantation owned by PT Makmur Investindo South West (BSMI) in Block R 24, District Tanjungraya, Mesuji, Thursday, 10 November 2011.
Residents are angry because aware of any deaths and injuries stormed and burned the office of the company and employees mes.
Today the atmosphere is still tense at the scene. Residents still on guard in a corner of the village with sharp weapons and hoes. Meanwhile, about 500 personnel Lampung Regional Police Brigade and Police Tulangbawang been deployed to the scene of clashes.
According to Kadir, the conflict between farmers and companies PT BSMI can be resolved without violence. The shooting of citizens is a form of failure of the police in Metro Manila to secure the situation. "The police can not go around shooting people like that," he said.
Kadir explained a number of activists have been in Lampung YLBHI to conduct an investigation to gather facts of the case. They joined together activists and LBH Bandar Lampung Indonesia Forum for Environment (Walhi).
In addition Kadir, the activists, among others Berry Nahdian Forgan (National Director Walhi), Indra Firsada (LBH Director of Bandar Lampung), Hendra (Director of Lampung Walhi), Mukri (Head of the Department of National Advocacy Walhi), and Haji Joker (Green Movement student) .
In addition came the farmers and families of those killed and injured, they will also meet with the company.
National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has also lowered the team to investigate the incident. Komnas HAM team directly led by Johny Nelson Simanjuntak.
Johnny said it had received preliminary information particulars mistreatment of residents around the location of the plantation companies for years. "The issue that appeared on the scene is a conflict with PT BSMI citizens, residents also conflict with the police," he said.
Johny said the National Human Rights Commission will investigate the shooting trigger that resulted in the deaths of citizens. According to him, the police must follow the procedures in dealing with mass action. "Why did the police shoot? Why did the police to defend the interests of investors more than the interests of citizens, that we will investigate," said the commissioner in charge of Sub-Monitoring and Investigation of Violations of Human Rights.

Source : Tempointeraktif.com