Climate Justice Fund

Haze Justice in Indonesia

Haze Justice in Indonesia

Haze Justice in Indonesia

Year after year, forests in Indonesia are deliberately set on fire by companies to expand palm oil and other plantations. These fires easily spread out of control causing major health issues as well as air pollution in remote areas, impacting millions of vulnerable people. Often these fires burn on degraded peatlands, causing massive emissions to enter the atmosphere making a major contribution to the climate crisis.

This work is continuing amongst the communities, which JPIC live and work with, and we need your support to:

  • Provide legal technical support: through our extensive network of lawyers in Indonesia and around the world;
  • Collaborate with health professionals: accessing data and health records, to understand the impact of smoke and haze on people; and
  • Ongoing community consultations: to produce and mobilize educational materials; distribute petitions and assist with community decision making processes;

These objectives will be realised through monitoring and advocacy work, that will enable REDESCA to act as a vital bridge for communication between civil society and the state through public hearings and consultations. REDECA will also support civil society to access knowledge of the Inter-American system through gatherings and workshops that allow for democratic development of standards and human rights protections.

Year after year, forests in Indonesia are deliberately set on fire by companies to expand palm oil and other plantations. These fires easily spread out of control causing major health issues as well as air pollution in remote areas, impacting millions of vulnerable people. Often these fires burn on degraded peatlands, causing massive emissions to enter the atmosphere making a major contribution to the climate crisis.

This work is continuing amongst the communities, which JPIC live and work with, and we need your support to:

  • Provide legal technical support: through our extensive network of lawyers in Indonesia and around the world;
  • Collaborate with health professionals: accessing data and health records, to understand the impact of smoke and haze on people; and
  • Ongoing community consultations: to produce and mobilize educational materials; distribute petitions and assist with community decision making processes;

These objectives will be realised through monitoring and advocacy work, that will enable REDESCA to act as a vital bridge for communication between civil society and the state through public hearings and consultations. REDECA will also support civil society to access knowledge of the Inter-American system through gatherings and workshops that allow for democratic development of standards and human rights protections.

Year after year, forests in Indonesia are deliberately set on fire by companies to expand palm oil and other plantations. These fires easily spread out of control causing major health issues as well as air pollution in remote areas, impacting millions of vulnerable people. Often these fires burn on degraded peatlands, causing massive emissions to enter the atmosphere making a major contribution to the climate crisis.

This work is continuing amongst the communities, which JPIC live and work with, and we need your support to:

  • Provide legal technical support: through our extensive network of lawyers in Indonesia and around the world;
  • Collaborate with health professionals: accessing data and health records, to understand the impact of smoke and haze on people; and
  • Ongoing community consultations: to produce and mobilize educational materials; distribute petitions and assist with community decision making processes;

These objectives will be realised through monitoring and advocacy work, that will enable REDESCA to act as a vital bridge for communication between civil society and the state through public hearings and consultations. REDECA will also support civil society to access knowledge of the Inter-American system through gatherings and workshops that allow for democratic development of standards and human rights protections.

Through our pilot collaboration with locally based organisation, Justice, Peace and Integrity in Creation (JPIC) we have supported community consultations with haze impacted communities in Central Kalimantan and commenced work on a draft Petition to the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission (Komnas-HAM). Research known as the ‘Haze Majors’ has also been partially completed, which identifies more than 3,000 palm oil and pulpwood corporations, land use changes in concession areas under their control.

Through our pilot collaboration with locally based organisation, Justice, Peace and Integrity in Creation (JPIC) we have supported community consultations with haze impacted communities in Central Kalimantan and commenced work on a draft Petition to the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission (Komnas-HAM). Research known as the ‘Haze Majors’ has also been partially completed, which identifies more than 3,000 palm oil and pulpwood corporations, land use changes in concession areas under their control.

Through our pilot collaboration with locally based organisation, Justice, Peace and Integrity in Creation (JPIC) we have supported community consultations with haze impacted communities in Central Kalimantan and commenced work on a draft Petition to the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission (Komnas-HAM). Research known as the ‘Haze Majors’ has also been partially completed, which identifies more than 3,000 palm oil and pulpwood corporations, land use changes in concession areas under their control.

200 GBP can help support awareness of human rights obligations of businesses contributing to deforestation

200 GBP can help support awareness of human rights obligations of businesses contributing to deforestation

200 GBP can help support awareness of human rights obligations of businesses contributing to deforestation