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Death of lawyer fighting Chinese-funded Indonesian dam casts shadow over project

Tapanuli orangutans in Indonesia‚Äôs Batang Toru rainforest. Photo: EPA In Indonesia, environmental activism can be a risky business. Golfrid Siregar knew that. His wife, Resmi Barimbing, knew it, too. Last year, Siregar would tell Barimbing it was no longer safe in the port city of Medan, where since 2016 he had worked as a lawyer for the largest environmental organisation… Read more →