“Court acknowledge that the contested area are inside the protected forest of Leuser Ecosystem” – Judge Darmawi

“Court acknowledge that the contested area are inside the protected forest of Leuser Ecosystem” – Chief Judge Darmawi

“The verdict was correct, we does not destroy the environment through converting peat swamp forest into palm oil plantation” – PT. Kallista Alam Lawyer Firman Azwar Lubis

In reference to the dubious decision made by the panel of judges in Banda Aceh administrative court today

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The Leuser Ecosystem on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia is in grave danger. Local politicians want to allow logging, mining and palm oil plantations in this vulnerable area. Sumatran orangutans, rhinos, elephants and tigers are already hanging on by a thread. They will not survive the destruction of the Leuser Ecosystem.

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