Pantau Gambut 2020 Research FellowshipBy Admin Pantau Gambut
Friday (4/11/2022), President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) et al. submitted a Judicial Review (JR) in the case of forest and land fires (karhutla) in Central Kalimantan with case number 980 PK/PDT/2022. In that case, the Supreme Court (MA) sentenced Jokowi to have committed an unlawful act in the 2015 forest and land fires case. Sitting as a JR applicant, namely: (1) the State cq the President of the Republic of Indonesia cq the Minister of Home Affairs cq the Governor of Central Kalimantan (2) the State cq the President of the Republic of Indonesia cq the Minister of KLHK (3) The State cq the President of the Republic of Indonesia.
In short, the decision of the forest fire lawsuit contains a court order to deliver a regulation to terminate forest fires in Central Kalimantan and is also obliged to protect citizens from the threat of forest and land fires, including building health facilities. Submitting JR raises questions about the government's commitment to environmental protection and climate commitments, including efforts to protect peat ecosystems.
This extraordinary legal effort is unsurprising. In July 2019, the state repeatedly appealed and was rejected with a decision in favor of the Citizen Lawsuit (CLS). This JR effort has further extended the government's environmental and climate protection deterioration, including its commitment to restoring and protecting peat ecosystems. Pantau Gambut views this based on the following three basic arguments:
Considering the above, Pantau Gambut condemns the President's JR efforts. We view that:
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Land and Forest Fires AlertBy Almi Ramadhi, Agiel Prakoso, Wahyu A Perdana, Ricky Amukti, Juma Maulana, Yoga Aprillianno, Iola Abas