Archive | Human Rights

Umweltschützer von Palmölmafia eingesperrt

Umweltschützer von Palmölmafia eingesperrt


Sorry, this entry is not available in English.
German version

Posted on 08:23 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
Tags: , , , , , ,
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
Tags: , , , , , ,
Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability

Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability


International Federation for East Timor (IFET), February 18, 2009

President
Security Council
The United Nations
1 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017

February 18, 2009

Your Excellency

We are writing on behalf of organizations long concerned with the justice process in Timor-Leste.

As you meet this week to discuss renewing the UN mission in Timor-Leste, we urge you to look at the unfulfilled UN pledges concerning human rights and accountability for serious human rights crimes committed in Timor-Leste between 1975 ... read more

Posted on 01:54 AM in Joint Open Letters, Justice, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Security Sector, Transitional Justice
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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
Tags: , , , , , ,
„Wir sind betrogen worden!“

„Wir sind betrogen worden!“


Sorry, this entry is not available in English.
German version

Posted on 02:48 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
Tags: , , , , , , ,
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
Tags: , , , , , ,
Resistance against Palm Oil – Unlawful Arrest of farmers’ resistance leader in Jambi, Indonesia

Resistance against Palm Oil – Unlawful Arrest of farmers’ resistance leader in Jambi, Indonesia


Berlin, 05 February 2009

Watch Indonesia! – urgent appeal

Dear Friends, dear colleagues,

Watch Indonesia! and Rettet den Regenwald write to inform you about the unlawful arrest of farmers‘ resistance leader Muhammad Rusdi of Karang Mendapo village, Jambi province, Indonesia. This case is related to one of the countless land conflicts that occur in Indonesia due to the massive expansion of palm oil plantations. Rusdi’s arrest is seen as an attempt to silence the inspiring protest of Karang Mendapo-farmers that is becoming ... read more

Posted on 04:47 PM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
Tags: , , , , , , ,
Harapan pada Partai Politik

Harapan pada Partai Politik


Sorry, this entry is not available in English.
Indonesian version

Posted on 12:45 PM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
Tags: , , , , ,
Indonesien: Versagen bei der Bewältigung der Vergangenheit

Indonesien: Versagen bei der Bewältigung der Vergangenheit


Sorry, this entry is not available in English.

German version

Posted on 03:46 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
Tags: , , , , ,
Freispruch im Mordfall Munir: <BR>Straflosigkeit in Indonesien geht weiter

Freispruch im Mordfall Munir:
Straflosigkeit in Indonesien geht weiter


Sorry, this entry is not available in English.

German version

Posted on 02:29 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
Tags: , , , , ,
UA-74856012-1