The Coordinating Minister for Maritime & Investment Affairs General (ret) Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan reported Haris Azhar, the executive director of Lokataru & former coordinator of KontraS, and Fatia Maulidiyanti, the current coordinator of KontraS, to the Jakarta Metropolitan Police (Polda Metro Jaya) on Wednesday (Sept. 22). Both activists accused the retired Army general of playing a role in the Wabu Block, a gold mine in Intan Jaya, Papua. They relayed the accusation in a virtual discussion aired on Haris Azhar’s YouTube channel. Some consider Luhut’s action repressive, but others support his move. The police report is being followed up. We shall see how this story progresses.

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