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Kendeng Resistance to Limestone Quarrying in Java

Published: 27 April 2022
Graphic Novel

A 7-page graphic novel on the theme of Anti-cement movement by Jatra Palepati entitled "Kendeng Resistance to Limestone Quarrying in Java" that depicts the long struggle and resistance of local community in Central Java, Indonesia to stand against a cement company on limestone mining.

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The Wong Sikep or Sedulur Sikep Movement of Central Java’s Longue Durée in Its Paradoxical Nature: A Portent Form of Non-Violent Human Rights Struggles through Different Names [pdf]

Published: 6 August 2021

The Samin or Wong Sikep or Sedulur Sikep Movement that has been struggling against cement companies' expansion in Central Java since 2006 is a part of a larger (and longest) peasant-based millenarian movement in Southeast Asia (and Java). This research launches an inquiry into how such a movement survives the test of time.