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Investitionen sind wichtig, Menschenrechte und Scharia sind egal

Investitionen sind wichtig, Menschenrechte und Scharia sind egal


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Posted on 04:15 AM in democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Justice, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Judiciary & Administration, Publications, Society & Religion
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Menschenrechte in Indonesien 2016

Menschenrechte in Indonesien 2016


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Posted on 02:08 AM in Aceh, joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Position Papers, Publications, Rainforest, Society & Religion, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate
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Simponi Band Gelar Tur Tiga Negara Eropa

Simponi Band Gelar Tur Tiga Negara Eropa


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Posted on 06:35 PM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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How is Indonesian president Jokowi doing on environmental issues?

How is Indonesian president Jokowi doing on environmental issues?


In the spotlight, 16 June 2016

by Yvonne Kunz, Watch Indonesia!

Indeed, President Jokowi seems to have environmental issues on his agenda as the article cited below shows. The question remains how serious he takes his own agenda and how successful he will be in bringing this agenda forward. One of the main challenges of natural resource governance in Indonesia are the multiple land use status that one piece of land can be ascribed to. Multiple maps exist, declaring ... read more

Posted on 02:51 AM in "In the Spotlight", Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Berlin: ‘Sisters in Danger’ Livekonzert & Diskussion mit der indonesischen Pop-Rock-Band SIMPONI

Berlin: ‘Sisters in Danger’ Livekonzert & Diskussion mit der indonesischen Pop-Rock-Band SIMPONI


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Posted on 05:26 PM in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Past Events
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LGBT-Rechte in Indonesien – In akuter Gefahr?

LGBT-Rechte in Indonesien – In akuter Gefahr?


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Posted on 10:28 AM in Activities, democracy, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, Society & Religion
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Indonesia Receives First Batch of New German-made Main Battle Tanks

Indonesia Receives First Batch of New German-made Main Battle Tanks


In the spotlight, 24 May 2016

by Alex Flor

Since more than four years Watch Indonesia! and other organizations have protested against the export of German tanks to Indonesia, s. www.watchindonesia.org/14027/deutsche-panzerlieferungen-nach-indonesien?lang=de

In 2012 we raised the question why Main Battle Tanks (MBT) like the German Leopard must by modified for urban warfare, if these arms systems are only supposed to be used for „legitimate defence”? Defence against whom? Not at the border, but in urban areas?

The German government would never ... read more

Posted on 03:13 AM in "In the Spotlight", democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, security sector
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I’m so sorry

I’m so sorry


Information and Analysis, 23 May 2016

by Alex Flor

Does a Head of State need to apologize?

In 1970 Willy Brandt fell on his knees in front of a monument in memory of the victims in the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw. As the Chancellor of Germany he claimed responsibility for mass killings in the name of Germany, performed by a former regime. Willy Brandt has never been part of that NAZI regime, instead he found himself as a victim ... read more

Posted on 01:24 AM in Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Transitional Justice
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Benedict Anderson’s View of Nationalism

Benedict Anderson’s View of Nationalism


The Nation, May 19, 2016

http://www.thenation.com/article/benedict-andersons-view-of-nationalism

The child of late empire, who transformed the field of area studies,
lived a life beyond boundaries.

By Scott Sherman

In 1967, Sudisman, the general secretary of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI), whose ranks had just been decimated in a series of massacres that left hundreds of thousands dead, was put on trial. Of the top five PKI leaders, Sudisman was the only one who appeared in court; the others were shot. ... read more

Posted on 12:06 AM in democracy, Justice, History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Watchdog Asks KPK to Probe $70m Dubious Working Trips by House Members

Watchdog Asks KPK to Probe $70m Dubious Working Trips by House Members


In the spotlight, 17 May 2016

by Alex Flor

Unnecessary state visits by delegations of the Indonesian Parliament have more than once been targeted by Watch Indonesia! and other organizations through protest actions and reporting. Now the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has been asked to investigate on these tourist trips.

read more:

www.watchindonesia.org/II_2_12/SUARA_2012_2.pdf, S. 5
www.watchindonesia.org/II_3_12/SUARA_2012_3_komplett.pdf, S. 15
www.watchindonesia.org/14177/schwarze-magie-lehren-aus-europa?lang=de
www.watchindonesia.org/13502/tolak-studi-banding-dpr-ke-jerman?lang=ID

Jakarta Globe, 15 May 2016

jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/watchdog-asks-kpk-probe-70m-dubious-working-trips-house-members

Watchdog Asks KPK to Probe $70m Dubious Working ... read more

Posted on 03:25 AM in "In the Spotlight", democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Publications
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