by Yvonne Kunz
For the first time at the Conference of the Parties (COP) in Bali 2007 and again with the ratification of the Paris Agreement, Indonesia has pledged to take serious emission reduction actions. As one of the biggest emitters worldwide, the pledge is to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 29 per cent by 2030, and up to 41 per cent with foreign support including technology and finance. The main contributors to toxic ... read more
1. This stakeholder report is a joint submission by the West Papua Network (WPN), Watch Indonesia! and the World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) The report highlights key concerns, trends and significant developments in ... read more
It’s good to know that the Indonesian people and their government care about the Rohingya in Burma (Myanmar). However, besides demanding for acknowledgement as citizens and improvement of their human rights situation in Burma (Myanmar), Indonesia should underline its commitment by her own means.
Hundreds, or even thousands of Rohingya refugees came by boat. Many of them were rejected by Indonesian authorizies while still at sea. Indonesian navy ... read more
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin, Hauptgebäude Raum H 3059
Twenty-five years have passed since the Dili massacre on November 12th, 1991 that sparked international outrage toward the Indonesian occupation of Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor). The event had also generated international solidarity, including from Germany, which helped garner the necessary pressure that eventually led to an UN-supervised referendum in 1999. Today, fifteen ... read more