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Indonesia Reforms Seek to Solve Decades of Land Conflict

Ujang Uskandiyana wanted to change his life when he decided to move to South Konawe Regency in Southeast Sulawesi from Yogyakarta in 2011. He joined the Indonesian government’s transmigration program, which relocates people from an overpopulated island such as Java to a less dense area. The 63-year-old was promised two hectares of land that he can use for farming. But instead of a better life, Uskandiyana says he has spent the last seven years fighting for his rights. So far, he has only...

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