Josi Khatarina

Josi Khatarina is a PhD student at the Melbourne Law School working on environmental law and governance. She is also a senior researcher at the Indonesian Centre for Environmental Law (ICEL). She previously served as senior legal counsel in the Indonesian REDD+ Agency and as an assistant in the Judicial Mafia Task Force.

The thick haze choking much of Sumatra and Kalimantan and the recent murder of environmental activist Salim Kancil have come to define the environmental record of President Joko Widodo’s administration. Josi Khatarina looks back at a year of disappointing progress.