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UN-Menschenrechtsrat drängt Indonesien zum Verbot der Genitalverstümmelung von Frauen und Mädchen

UN-Menschenrechtsrat drängt Indonesien zum Verbot der Genitalverstümmelung von Frauen und Mädchen


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Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua

Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua


16 July 2014

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We, the undersigned organizations, are concerned about the serious and ongoing violations of Human Rights that are taking place with impunity in the easternmost provinces of Indonesia Papua and West Papua. The violations of Human Rights have been well-documented (i) and have been brought to the attention of Indonesia during the second round of the UPR process. Thirteen nations made recommendations to Indonesia with regard to the obligation to respect ... read more

Posted on 11:45 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Press Freedom, Publications
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Statement to the next government of Indonesia on human rights

Statement to the next government of Indonesia on human rights


30 June 2014

Indonesia has implemented many positive changes during its transition to democracy in the past 16 years. However, the continued lack of accountability for past and ongoing violations of human rights threatens lasting progress. The election of a new parliament and president this year provide an opportunity to firmly break with the past. Following the parliamentary elections of April 9 and with the third direct presidential election fast approaching, we call upon the incoming government of Indonesia to ... read more

Posted on 12:57 AM in joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications
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Eine Reise gegen Landgewinnung auf Bali

Eine Reise gegen Landgewinnung auf Bali


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Posted on 02:16 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region

Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region


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Posted on 01:55 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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PBB Pertanyakan HAM Dan Perampasan Tanah Di Papua Pada Delegasi Indonesia

PBB Pertanyakan HAM Dan Perampasan Tanah Di Papua Pada Delegasi Indonesia


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Posted on 12:55 AM in Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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UN body questions Indonesia on Papua, land-grabbing and human rights

UN body questions Indonesia on Papua, land-grabbing and human rights


Geneva, 01 May 2014

 

A Joint Press Release by Franciscans International, the International Coalition for Papua, VIVAT International, Watch Indonesia!, and the West Papua Netzwerk

 

On April 30 and May 1st, 2014, the UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights in Geneva assessed the level of implementation of these rights in Indonesia. The review process covered access to health care and education, the problem of land-grabbing, and the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples. In the discussion the Committee showed ... read more

Posted on 05:43 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications
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EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation

EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation


28 April 2014

Media release

The Environmental Paper Networks (EPN) of Europe and North America cautiously welcome today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) of a plan to work with global and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia.

With its announcement, APP commits to all elements of “The First Test”, a set of Performance Milestones developed by the EPN in September last year (1), to guide the ... read more

Posted on 11:43 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Essential matters

Essential matters


D + C, Development and Cooperation, 23 April, 2014

http://www.dandc.eu/en/article/why-human-rights-depend-civil-society-activism-and-what-role-churches-can-play

by Hans Dembowski

Today, other issues arise for those who want to protect human rights than did 20 years ago. The challenges are still daunting however. Churches can play an important role in improving matters.

Indonesia ceased to be a dictatorship more than a decade ago. Nonetheless, there are still human-rights problems, says Basilisa Dengen of Watch Indonesia!, a non-governmental organisation based in Berlin. She adds that today’s human-rights infringements ... read more

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Wieder aufgebaut und alleingelassen

Wieder aufgebaut und alleingelassen


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Posted on 05:01 AM in Aceh, democracy, Disasters, Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Society & Religion, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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