The West Papua provincial government with the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) have evaluated the licensing of oil palm plantations in eight regencies since 2018. On Feb. 25, 2021, the KPK delivered the evaluation result in a press conference. The government then implemented the recommendation and revoked the concession license held by 12 companies. Last month, several companies operating in the Sorong Regency fought back. They filed lawsuits against the Regent.

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