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Indo Govt urged to act on timber firms violating the law

In an unprecedented show of political will, four Indonesian Ministers – from Environment and Forestry, Trade, Foreign Affairs and Industry – have issued a joint press release on the importance of the timber legality system and the preparations that need to be concluded before issuance of FLEGT licences can start

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Indo civil society’s state-of-play on legal timber plan

Indonesian civil society organisations actively combatting illegal logging, the associated illegal trade and pushing for good forest governance have released a position paper on the status of the implementation of the Indonesian Voluntary Partnership Agreement and other issues related to a FLEGT licence for Indonesia

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UPDATED: On-the-run timber crime cop surrenders

Corrupt Indonesian policeman Labora Sitorus, jailed in 2014 for 15 years for large-scale timber theft, is once again on the run Sorong Police and Justice & Human Rights Ministry officials went to the former Chief Brigadier’s home for an arranged transfer to a prison in Jakarta but found him gone