Finding Truth and Reconciliation – Establishing a Culture of Remembrance and Critical Reappraisal of Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

Finding Truth and Reconciliation – Establishing a Culture of Remembrance and Critical Reappraisal of Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia and Timor-Leste Finding Truth and Reconciliation – Establishing a Culture of Remembrance and Critical Reappraisal of Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

Berlin: Film Screening ‘Sexy Killers’ and Discussion with Siti Maimunah (JATAM)

Berlin: Film Screening ‘Sexy Killers’ and Discussion with Siti Maimunah (JATAM) Berlin: Film Screening ‘Sexy Killers’ and Discussion with Siti Maimunah (JATAM)

Publikation: Aceh 360 Grad

Publikation: Aceh 360 Grad Publikation: Aceh 360 Grad

Publikation: Peacebuilding in Aceh – zwischen Tsunami und Scharia

Publikation: Peacebuilding in Aceh – zwischen Tsunami und Scharia Publikation: Peacebuilding in Aceh – zwischen Tsunami und Scharia

The problem is the missing will by the Government of Indonesia

The problem is the missing will by the Government of Indonesia The problem is the missing will by the Government of Indonesia

Staatsbesuch des indonesischen Präsidenten

Staatsbesuch des indonesischen Präsidenten Staatsbesuch des indonesischen Präsidenten
Discussion about the current situation in West Papua

Discussion about the current situation in West Papua


 

Discussion

Berlin – Wednesday, 11. December 2019 – 6:30 pm – Watch Indonesia! e.V., Urbanstr. 114, 10967 Berlin

For more than 50 years there has been political unrest in West Papua. Triggered by racial discrimination and attacks on Papuan students in several Javanese cities the conflict reached a new level of escalation in mid-August 2019, entailing severe state repression and horizontal conflicts.
They are the worst escalations of violence in West Papua since the fall of the military dictatorship under President ... read more

Posted in Activities, democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Regional Conflicts

Gewalt gegen Frauen: weltweit bekämpft und doch alltäglich

Gewalt gegen Frauen: weltweit bekämpft und doch alltäglich


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Posted in joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications

Joint Solidarity Letter concerning the Suspicious Death of Environmental Human Rights Activist Golfrid Siregar

Joint Solidarity Letter concerning the Suspicious Death of Environmental Human Rights Activist Golfrid Siregar


We represent 240 civil society organizations writing in regards to Golfrid Siregar, an Indonesian environmental lawyer who died on October 6, 2019, under suspicious circumstances. On October 3, 2019, Golfrid Siregar was found beaten and abandoned on the side of a road in Medan. Although police claim his death was the result of a traffic accident, there are a number of irregularities and suspicious circumstances which suggest his death may have occurred as retaliation for his environmental and human rights ... read more

Posted in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia

Berlin: Finding Truth and Reconciliation – Establishing a Culture of Remembrance and Critical Reappraisal of Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

Berlin: Finding Truth and Reconciliation – Establishing a Culture of Remembrance and Critical Reappraisal of Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia and Timor-Leste


Dialogue with advocacy groups from Indonesia and Timor-Leste (East Timor)

Wednesday, 16th October 2019 from – 6:30 pm – 9 pm– Doors open 6 pm, free entry

Venue: Club, Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstr. 32, 12049 Berlin

*in English with whispering translation into German on demand

Human rights violations committed in Indonesia and Timor Leste (East Timor) are hardly acknowledged by the Indonesian state, let alone adequately addressed. The massacre of 1965/66 in which ... read more

Posted in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Regional Conflicts

Berlin: Film Screening ‘Sexy Killers’ and Discussion with Siti Maimunah (JATAM)

Berlin: Film Screening ‘Sexy Killers’ and Discussion with Siti Maimunah (JATAM)


Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 6.30 pm
at the office of Watch Indonesia!
Urbanstr. 114, 10967 Berlin

‘Sexy Killers’ by Dandhy Dwi Laksono and Ucok Suparta

‘Sexy Killers’ is a controversial independent documentary film showing the links between Indonesian coal and energy companies and the country’s political elite. The film was released online the day before the 2019 Indonesian presidential election and was screened at more than 470 locations throughout Indonesia. This 86 minute film offers a different way of looking ... read more

Posted in Activities, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Mining, Environment & Climate

Good News!


 Dear Supporters and Friends of Watch Indonesia!

 

Since 6th August our new team is ready to go.

We welcome Christine Holike as our new managing director who, together with Josephine Sahner, our adviser for environment and climate, will be the face of  Watch Indonesia!

To make communication easier for you, we have bundled our communication channels.

As from now on you can contact us directly at watchindonesia[at]online.de

and

Josephine Sahner:    josephinesahner[at]online.de

Christine Holike:      christineholike[at]online.de

The access to our website will remain: www.watchindonesia.org.

 

Your team and board of Watch Indonesia!

Posted in Activities

Berlin: Global Concerns, Local Initiatives: Grassroots Response to the impact of 1965 anti-communist violence in Indonesia mit Baskara T. Wardaya

Berlin: Global Concerns, Local Initiatives: Grassroots Response to the impact of 1965 anti-communist violence in Indonesia mit Baskara T. Wardaya


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Posted in Activities, democracy, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Environment & Climate

Stellungnahme an die Bundesregierung zum Entwurf einer Nationalen Bioökonomiestrategie


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Posted in Agro Fuels, joint position papers, Environment & Climate

Leipzig: Screening Religion: “Mata tertutup (The Blindfold)” by Garin Nugroho

Leipzig: Screening Religion: “Mata tertutup (The Blindfold)” by Garin Nugroho


Mata tertutup (The Blindfold)
directed by Garin Nugroho
Date:   14 August, 7-9 p.m.
Venue: Café Alibi (Beethovenstraße 6)

The film is built around three loosely interwoven stories of young people who fall prey to a banned extremist Islamic sect called Negara Islam Indonesia (NII). The stories attempt to come at the phenomenon from different perspectives of wealth, age and gender, showing that this is a problem that crosses all these primary social distinctions, and hence has a salience for all major ... read more

Posted in Activities, democracy, Indonesia, Society & Religion

Leipzig: Screening Religion: “Mata tertutup (The Blindfold)” by Garin Nugroho

Leipzig: Screening Religion: “Mata tertutup (The Blindfold)” by Garin Nugroho


Mata tertutup (The Blindfold)
directed by Garin Nugroho
Date:   14 August, 7-9 p.m.
Venue: Café Alibi (Beethovenstraße 6)

The film is built around three loosely interwoven stories of young people who fall prey to a banned extremist Islamic sect called Negara Islam Indonesia (NII). The stories attempt to come at the phenomenon from different perspectives of wealth, age and gender, showing that this is a problem that crosses all these primary social distinctions, and hence has a salience for all major ... read more

Posted in Activities, democracy, Indonesia, Society & Religion

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