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Life, interrupted: Documents from Berlin

Life, interrupted: Documents from Berlin


Jakarta Post, 10 December 2018

www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/12/10/life-interrupted-documents-from-berlin.html

by Katrin Figge

When Pipit Rochijat Kartawidjaja came to West Berlin to study electrical engineering in the early 1970s, he found a city isolated by the Cold War and divided by a wall. It was home to all sorts of creative minds: musicians, artists and student activists.

Foreigners seemed to be strangely attracted to West Berlin, as its isolated status reflected their own state of mind of feeling like an outsider.

Pipit, however, quickly took ... read more

Posted on 12:23 AM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Göttingen: „Indonesien 1965ff. – Die Gegenwart eines Massenmordes“

Göttingen: „Indonesien 1965ff. – Die Gegenwart eines Massenmordes“


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German version

Posted on 03:00 AM in Activities, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Transitional Justice
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Lesung ‘Die Verlorene Heimat’ mit Martin Aleida, 21.-28. November 2017

Lesung ‘Die Verlorene Heimat’ mit Martin Aleida, 21.-28. November 2017


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German version

Posted on 12:36 AM in Activities, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Transitional Justice
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Sein und (Heiligen-)Schein in Indonesien

Sein und (Heiligen-)Schein in Indonesien


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Posted on 12:31 AM in History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Displacement, conflict and life:  Legacies of impunity in present-day Timor-Leste and Indonesia

Displacement, conflict and life: Legacies of impunity in present-day Timor-Leste and Indonesia


Film and discussion evening

Berlin, November 21st, 2016, 6-9 pm

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

Posted on 10:39 PM in Activities, Justice, History & Overview, History & Overview, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Transitional Justice
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Ngadirejo Menuju Jerman

Ngadirejo Menuju Jerman


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Indonesian version

Posted on 05:41 AM in democracy, History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Waruno Mahdi: Ich kann noch leben

Waruno Mahdi: Ich kann noch leben


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Posted on 10:28 PM in History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Appointment of General Wiranto (Retired) as Minister confirms the deep-rooted impunity in Indonesia

Appointment of General Wiranto (Retired) as Minister confirms the deep-rooted impunity in Indonesia


 

July 27, 2016

Open Statement 

Three human rights groups, TAPOL, ETAN, and Watch Indonesia!, today criticized President Joko (Jokowi) Widodo’s appointment of former Indonesian Military (TNI) commander General (Ret.) Wiranto as Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs minister. Wiranto replaces General (Ret.) Luhut Pandjaitan. Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, told the media that Wiranto was appointed “because he had been well-tested and was experienced in resolving various assignments, especially during the transition period from the New Order to ... read more

Posted on 08:13 PM in Joint Open Letters, Justice, History & Overview, History & Overview, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, Open Letters, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice
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LGBT-Rechte in Indonesien – In akuter Gefahr?

LGBT-Rechte in Indonesien – In akuter Gefahr?


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German version

Posted on 10:28 AM in Activities, democracy, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, Society & Religion
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I’m so sorry

I’m so sorry


Information and Analysis, 23 May 2016

by Alex Flor

Does a Head of State need to apologize?

In 1970 Willy Brandt fell on his knees in front of a monument in memory of the victims in the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw. As the Chancellor of Germany he claimed responsibility for mass killings in the name of Germany, performed by a former regime. Willy Brandt has never been part of that NAZI regime, instead he found himself as a victim ... read more

Posted on 01:24 AM in Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Transitional Justice
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