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 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

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Posted on 01:18 PM 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 on 12:04 PM in Activities, democracy, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Environment & Climate
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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 on 07:44 PM in Activities, democracy, Feature, Indonesia, Society & Religion
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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 on 07:44 PM in Activities, democracy, Indonesia, Society & Religion
Berlin: Filmvorführung/Screening of SVET by Kartika Pratiwi

Berlin: Filmvorführung/Screening of SVET by Kartika Pratiwi


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Posted on 01:32 PM in Activities, democracy, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Society & Religion
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Ausstellung: Timor Leste – 20 Jahre Referendum, 13. – 30.3.2019

Ausstellung: Timor Leste – 20 Jahre Referendum, 13. – 30.3.2019


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German version

Posted on 01:37 AM in Activities, Elections & Political Parties, Human Rights, East Timor, State- & Nation-Building
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Fighting for the Next Generations

Fighting for the Next Generations


Heinrich Böll Stiftung – Southeast Asia, 28 January 2019

th.boell.org/en/2019/01/28/fighting-next-generations?fbclid=IwAR2VfYklz61oKQtHvFv6Ybqc8kGDDQtdS6dG6CgZWBAJe14iN_xM-a2I3kA

For years, a citizens’ initiative in the Indonesian Kendeng Karst-Mountain has been fighting against the destruction of their livelihoods by cement factories, among others from a subsidiary of the German HeidelbergCement. The transnational solidarity network Save Kendeng supports the farmers from the Kendeng Mountains.

The plain between the volcano Muria and the Kendeng Karst in Central Java is a fertile agricultural area. As far as the eye can see, there are fields ... read more

Posted on 01:58 AM in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Kendeng Movement: Speak Up for Mother Earth!

Kendeng Movement: Speak Up for Mother Earth!


Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 19 December 2018

https://th.boell.org/en/2018/12/19/kendeng-movement-speak-mother-earth

“What is called pest for farmers is not only plant hoppers, but also adverse policies”. This sentence was written on the shirt that Guno was wearing that night. Together with dozens of other people, he walked down the road in the North Kendeng Mountains. Passing through villages in Districts of Kayen and Tambakromo, Regency of Pati, Central Java. Black clothes wrapped around the bodies of village residents who marched carrying torches that night. They were doing ... read more

Posted on 04:07 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indigenous community Sedulur Sikep honored with Human Rights Award for their fight against environmental destruction and standing up against multinational companies like HeidelbergCement

Indigenous community Sedulur Sikep honored with Human Rights Award for their fight against environmental destruction and standing up against multinational companies like HeidelbergCement


Press release, 17 December 2018

Indonesia: The community of the “Friendly Minded” receives the prestigious Yap Thiam Hien Award for their efforts to protect the environment. The Sedulur Sikep fight against the impending land grab and environmental destruction by the cement industry, i.a. the German HeidelbergCement AG.

Gunarti, a mother of three, farmer and environmental activist, had inspired many people in Germany last year with her authenticity and her energetic commitment towards the environment. Her home region, the Kendeng Mountains in ... read more

Posted on 03:07 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Press Releases, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Lola Amaria Keliling Jerman dengan Film ‘Lima’

Lola Amaria Keliling Jerman dengan Film ‘Lima’


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Indonesian version

Posted on 08:40 PM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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