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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

Posted on 11:01 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Wieder aufgebaut und alleingelassen

Wieder aufgebaut und alleingelassen


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German version

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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Lena über Papua

Lena über Papua


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Posted on 04:10 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Global Paper Vision

Global Paper Vision


Environmental Paper Network, March 2014

Our Vision

We share a common vision of a forest, pulp and paper industry that contributes to a clean, healthy, just and sustainable future for all life on earth. We seek a world with new consumption patterns that meet the needs of all people while eliminating waste and over-consumption, where paper production is less reliant on virgin fibre and not associated with loss of biodiversity or forests, maximises use of recycled materials, respects ... read more

Posted on 05:17 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Medicalization of FGM in Indonesia

Medicalization of FGM in Indonesia


27.02.2014

Additional Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child 66th Session

Introduction

This report addresses the implementation of article 24 of the convention, particularly the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), in Indonesia and the current policy of the Indonesian Government which has led to so called medicalization of FGM. This submission refers to Part 1 No. 7 of the List of Issues.

 The Actual State of FGM Practice in Indonesia

Female Genital Mutilation remains a very common practice in ... read more

Posted on 01:31 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications
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Im Frausein beschnitten

Im Frausein beschnitten


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Posted on 09:05 PM in Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Millionen Mädchen und Frauen von Genitalverstümmelung betroffen

Millionen Mädchen und Frauen von Genitalverstümmelung betroffen


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Posted on 08:25 PM in Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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