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The RSPO challenged in Honduras and Germany

The RSPO challenged in Honduras and Germany


WRM Bulletin 193, September 11, 2013

Millions of hectares of industrial oil palm plantations have been expanding in many countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America with a well documented history of tropical deforestation – including enormous fires – and a sad toll of human rights violations.

However, the powerful interests behind this business continue actively promoting this crop, against a background of growing opposition at the local level.

Within this context the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was created. ... read more

Posted on 01:42 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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“Saya Hanya Bercerita, Tanpa Bumbu Peri Kemanusiaan”

“Saya Hanya Bercerita, Tanpa Bumbu Peri Kemanusiaan”


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Indonesian version

Posted on 01:06 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesia: Failure to deliver full justice for the killing of human rights defender Munir

Indonesia: Failure to deliver full justice for the killing of human rights defender Munir


07. September 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

PUBLIC STATEMENT

Index: ASA 21/023/2013

http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/ASA21/032/2013/en

Joint statement by civil society organizations

 

Nine years after the killing of human rights defender Munir Said Thalib, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono must take decisive and concrete action to ensure those responsible – including those at the highest levels – are brought to justice, and that all defenders of human rights are better protected. President Yudhoyono, who has himself described Munir’s case as a “test of our history” has just one ... read more

Posted on 10:23 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia
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Activists demand justice for Munir on 9th anniversary

Activists demand justice for Munir on 9th anniversary


Jakarta Globe, September 7, 2013

Dessy Sagita

It has been nine years since Munir Said Thalib was silenced by arsenic poisoning as he sat on a Garuda Indonesia flight, but justice for the murdered political activist continues to elude his family.

„In the presidential decree signed by Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, it was mentioned that the result of the investigation carried out by the fact-finding team would be reported to the president, and that the president would reveal the result to ... read more

Posted on 09:39 PM in Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Außer Kontrolle? Palmölanbau in Indonesien

Außer Kontrolle? Palmölanbau in Indonesien


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German version

Posted on 04:07 AM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Streit über Ökosiegel für Palmöl

Streit über Ökosiegel für Palmöl


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German version

Posted on 03:29 AM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Addressing the impacts of the EU’s agrofuels policies on Indonesia

Addressing the impacts of the EU’s agrofuels policies on Indonesia


September 4th, 2013

Rocketing carbon emissions; forests burned or bulldozed and wildlife habitats destroyed; the livelihoods of forest-dependent peoples devastated, their ancestral lands taken without consent. In Indonesia, the devastating costs of the EU’s agrofuel revolution are clear and it is time Europe took responsibility.

In September 2013, international campaigners Nur Hidayati of Walhi (Friends of the Earth Indonesia) and Bondan Andriyanu of Sawit Watch (“Oil Palm Watch”) join EU NGOs to present this message to EU decision-makers. They show what life ... read more

Posted on 10:19 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Addressing the impacts of the EU’s agrofuels policies on Indonesia

Addressing the impacts of the EU’s agrofuels policies on Indonesia


04 September 2013

Rocketing carbon emissions; forests burned or bulldozed and wildlife habitats destroyed; the livelihoods of forest-dependent peoples devastated, their ancestral lands taken without consent. In Indonesia, the devastating costs of the EU’s agrofuel revolution are clear and it is time Europe took responsibility.

In September 2013, international campaigners Nur Hidayati of Walhi (Friends of the Earth Indonesia) and Bondan Andriyanu of Sawit Watch („Oil Palm Watch“) join EU NGOs to present this message to EU decision-makers. They show what life ... read more

Posted on 04:43 AM in Agro Fuels, joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Forum Nachhaltiges Palmöl gegründet

Forum Nachhaltiges Palmöl gegründet


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German version

Posted on 09:31 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Orang Utans in Gefahr!

Orang Utans in Gefahr!


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German version

Posted on 05:00 AM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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