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Der Untergang der Waldmenschen

Der Untergang der Waldmenschen


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Posted on 01:56 PM in Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Wir müssen unser Konsumverhalten ändern

Wir müssen unser Konsumverhalten ändern


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Posted on 09:26 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Bakrie Sumatera Plantations

Bakrie Sumatera Plantations


Suara No. 1/09, August 2009

by Marianne Klute

Translated into English by biofuelwatch, September 2009

 

Case study: Bakrie and the attack on the village of Sei Kopas

All of the sudden the bulldozers return. They thunder across the fields and tear down whatever stands in their way. Farmers in their fields freeze in shock. Their rice harvest has been destroyed; young fruit trees have been uprooted. They are powerless against the machinery of the company Bakrie Sumatera Plantations and the hundreds ... read more

Posted on 09:49 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate, SUARA magazine
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FriEnt-Arbeitsgespräch Indonesien: Friedensentwicklung in Papua

FriEnt-Arbeitsgespräch Indonesien: Friedensentwicklung in Papua


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Posted on 10:40 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Warga Eropa Tuntut Pembebasan Aktivis Lingkungan Jambi

Warga Eropa Tuntut Pembebasan Aktivis Lingkungan Jambi


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Posted on 03:21 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Umweltschützer von Palmölmafia eingesperrt

Umweltschützer von Palmölmafia eingesperrt


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Posted on 08:23 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesia: Criminalization of social leader for the benefit of oil palm corporation

Indonesia: Criminalization of social leader for the benefit of oil palm corporation


World Rainforest Movement (WRM) Bulletin, Issue 139 – February 2009

As exposed in previous WRM Bulletin issues, criminalization is part of a strategy aimed at silencing any protest generally against the extractive activities of transnational corporations (see WRM Bulletin Nº 125). It is happening all over Southern countries. And it is happening right now in Indonesia, where it has victimized another fighter of social resistance to land-grabbing by palm oil-companies in the country.

The powerful agribusiness transnational group PT ... read more

Posted on 10:58 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Protests erupt over growing number of land and human rights conflicts around biofuels in Indonesia

Protests erupt over growing number of land and human rights conflicts around biofuels in Indonesia


Environment Times online, 17th February 2009

http://www.environmenttimes.co.uk/news_detail.aspx?news_id=852

On Friday, 13th February, a consortium of environmental and human rights campaigners delivered a petition with over 10,000 signatures to the Indonesian embassy in London. On the same day, German campaigners also delivered the signatures to the Indonesian embassy in Berlin. They are demanding the release of Muhammad Rusdi a community leader and village head in Jambi province, Sumatra, and redress for a community whose land has been illegally taken ... read more

Posted on 11:56 AM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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„Wir sind betrogen worden!“

„Wir sind betrogen worden!“


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Posted on 02:48 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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International concern about palm oil expansion in Indonesia

International concern about palm oil expansion in Indonesia


Berlin, 16 February 2009

Press Release by Watch Indonesia! and Rettet den Regenwald e.V.

 

10.000 EU-citizens demand the release of environmental defender M. Rusdi in Jambi, Sumatra

 

More than 10.000 EU-citizens demand the release of M. Rusdi, head of Karang Mendapo village, who was detained on 28 January 2009. They signed a petition brought forward by Rettet den Regenwald and Watch Indonesia!. Representatives of these environmental and human rights groups handed over the petition to the Indonesian embassy in ... read more

Posted on 04:25 AM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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