Hafidz Trijatnika

Hafidz Trijatnika

Hafidz Trijatnika is a freelance journalist based in Palembang, South Sumatra. His work focuses primarily on environmental issues as well as law and human rights. His work has appeared in the Post, Mongabay Indonesia and CNN Indonesia

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In Indonesia, conservationists are hoping to save tigers by giving poachers new jobs

Former tiger killer now helps to convince other hunters to retrain, but Indonesia’s fight to protect wildlife remains a struggle as demand for skin and other animal parts persists.

Former tiger killer now helps to convince other hunters to retrain, but Indonesia’s fight to protect wildlife remains a struggle as demand for skin and other animal parts persists.

9 May 2022 - 11:00AM
The Indonesians diving for gold from the ancient Sriwijaya Kingdom

Palembang is believed to be the modern centre of the Malay Buddhist empire in the 7th to the 12th century. Relics ranging from Chinese coins to bronze status to ceramics have been found in the Musi River that bisects the city.

Palembang is believed to be the modern centre of the Malay Buddhist empire in the 7th to the 12th century. Relics ranging from Chinese coins to bronze status to ceramics have been found in the Musi River that bisects the city.

3 Dec 2021 - 10:25AM
Inside the illegal people’s mines of Indonesia, where coal is seen as a ‘gift from God’

In South Sumatra, more than 700,000 hectares of land are occupied by illegal mining operations run by community collectives of local residents.

In South Sumatra, more than 700,000 hectares of land are occupied by illegal mining operations run by community collectives of local residents.

15 Nov 2021 - 1:40PM
Indonesians baffled by suspicious 2 trillion rupiah ‘donation’

The curious case of the dead businessman, an infamous styrofoam board and a never materialising offer of aid to a community hit by Covid-19 has gripped the nation.

The curious case of the dead businessman, an infamous styrofoam board and a never materialising offer of aid to a community hit by Covid-19 has gripped the nation.

8 Aug 2021 - 9:49PM