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Geschichte bleibt tabu

Geschichte bleibt tabu


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Posted on 04:04 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Menggali Kebenaran

Menggali Kebenaran


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Posted on 02:17 PM in Dealing With A Burdened Past - Transitional Justice and Democratization, conference 20./21.04.2006, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Past Events, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Reconciling truth and geopolitical truth

Reconciling truth and geopolitical truth


The Jakarta Post, May 11, 2006

Aboeprijadi Santoso, Berlin, Germany

Truth and reconciliation tribunals have been in vogue since former South African President Nelson Mandela launched formal pre-judiciary processes to help heal the victims of apartheid and re-unite his nation during the 1990s. Yet few other countries burdened with a troubled past have satisfactorily dealt with it by experimenting with transitional justice processes.

Some countries, such as Germany, succeeded without it. Whether the „Truth“ will finally ... read more

Posted on 12:26 PM in Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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The 1965 massacres: 40 Years without Justice

The 1965 massacres: 40 Years without Justice


17 April 2006

by Fabian Junge

In the night of 30 September 1965, a group of young military officers calling itself the “30th September Movement”, kidnapped and murdered six high-ranking Generals and one Lieutenant, allegedly to prevent a coup against Indonesia’s first president Soekarno. They dumped the dead bodies in a well called Lubang Buaya on the airforce-base Halim in Jakarta, where they had barricaded themselves. On October 1 General Suharto high-handedly took command over the army and forced the ... read more

Posted on 02:22 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Transitional Justice
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1965 – one of the darkest chapters in Indonesian history


29 October 2005

Südostasien Informationsstelle e.V. Watch Indonesia! e.V.

Joint statement on the occasion

of the commemoration ceremony

„40 years after the genocideof 1965 in Indonesia“

Saturday the 29th October 2005

in the “Asienhaus Essen”

 

Coming to terms with the past a necessary precondition for democracy

Between 1965 and 1967, in the course of Suharto seizing power, approximately 1 million people were killed in Indonesia. The victims were real and alleged members of the ... read more

Posted on 06:39 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Transitional Justice
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Hoffnung für Aceh?

Hoffnung für Aceh?


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Posted on 05:54 PM in Aceh, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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VN-Expertenkommission fordert Strafverfolgung für Verbrechen in Osttimor 1999

VN-Expertenkommission fordert Strafverfolgung für Verbrechen in Osttimor 1999


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Ornop Indonesia dan Timtim Curiga Ada “Deal” Politik di Balik Pembentukan KKP

Ornop Indonesia dan Timtim Curiga Ada “Deal” Politik di Balik Pembentukan KKP


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Posted on 01:48 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesien will UN-Expertenkommission die Einreise verweigern

Indonesien will UN-Expertenkommission die Einreise verweigern


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Posted on 03:04 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch's Open Letters
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Trading Justice for Friendship

Trading Justice for Friendship


March 29, 2005

An Analysis of the Terms of Reference of the Commission of Truth and Friendship for Indonesia and East Timor

by Leonie von Braun

On March 9, 2005 Indonesia and East Timor signed a bilateral agreement creating a Commission of Truth and Friendship (CTF). The mandate and functions of this Commission, which is set to deal with the violent past of the two neighbouring countries, pose profound difficulties for those who strive for accountability for the human ... read more

Posted on 08:35 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice
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