The Thousand-Headed Snake

An environmental crime of almost unimaginable scale continues to unfold across Indonesia.

Since the late 1990s, the country’s forests have been ransacked, with the Government acting as little more than a  bystander.

This report exposes how corruption and collusion at all stages of the justice system, from the police and prosecutors to judges, conspires to ensure that the main culprits behind illegal logging in Indonesia remain at liberty.