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Widerstand gegen den Konzern Sinar Mas

Widerstand gegen den Konzern Sinar Mas


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Posted on 04:26 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Govt slammed for human rights abuses

Govt slammed for human rights abuses


The Jakarta Post, 12 September 2008

Abdul Khalik, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta

Fatimah Azzahra, the daughter of a 1984 Tanjung Priok massacre victim, shook hands with Paramadina University rector Anies Baswedan after being awarded a scholarship from the university.
„This is part of our effort to assure these victims that they still have a future despite the tragedy,“ Anies told hundreds of human rights victims who were gathered at the office of the Commission for ... read more

Posted on 01:33 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesia Regrets Human Rights Violations in East Timor

Indonesia Regrets Human Rights Violations in East Timor


DW-World.de, 15 July 2008

Indonesia has acknowledged that its state institutions carried out gross human rights violations during East Timor’s 1999 vote for independence. The admission came after a bilateral commission submitted its findings, blaming Jakarta for crimes against humanity. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, receiving the commission’s report, expressed his regret over the 1999 events. But he, along with his East Timorese counterpart José Ramos Horta also insisted on moving forward.

The Commission of Truth and Friendship (CTF) finally submitted its ... read more

Posted on 12:40 PM in Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Mast- und Schotbruch<br />Wie die Flotte der DDR nach Indonesien kam

Mast- und Schotbruch
Wie die Flotte der DDR nach Indonesien kam


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Posted on 10:02 AM in History & Overview, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesia: Defamation of Ahmadiyah Denomination

Indonesia: Defamation of Ahmadiyah Denomination


June 23rd, 2008

Submission for the Report of the Secretary to the General Assembly on GA-Resolution 62/154

„Combating Defamation of Religions”

 

The Government must act upon its international commitments to human rights, religious freedom and protection of minorities

The Islamic denomination Ahmadiyah is suffering discrimination from both the Indonesian government and violent groups in civil society. During recent years violent assaults have been committed by civilians. In April 2008 the Coordinating Board for Monitoring Mystical ... read more

Posted on 09:33 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Watch's Position Papers
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1000 Kerzen für Maftuh Fauzi

1000 Kerzen für Maftuh Fauzi


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Gut Holz!

Gut Holz!


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Posted on 11:37 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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“Die Mühen der Ebene”

“Die Mühen der Ebene”


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Release of former militia leader Eurico Guterres brings Indonesia’s farcical process to an end

Release of former militia leader Eurico Guterres brings Indonesia’s farcical process to an end


Joint Letter

1st June 2008

His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon Secretary-General The United Nations 1 United Nations Plaza New York, New York 10017-3515 Your Excellency, The recent release of former militia leader Eurico Guterres by the Indonesian Supreme Court brings Indonesia’s farcical process to an end. Meaningful justice to the long-suffering people of Timor-Leste is long overdue. We urge you to work to uphold the rule of law and strengthen the democratic transition in both countries. It time for the United ... read more

Posted on 02:06 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice
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Konflikt fördernd: Palmöl aus West-Papua

Konflikt fördernd: Palmöl aus West-Papua


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Posted on 07:35 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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