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„Make Love, Not War!“ in Aceh

„Make Love, Not War!“ in Aceh


Indonesia House, Amsterdam, September, 2002

By Aboeprijadi Santoso, journalist, Amsterdam

„Why is it that they want to maintain the nation by fighting against our brothers and sisters?“ Such is the Aceh-puzzle that disturbs Yayak, an Indonesian artist living in Cologne, Germany. Fears have grown that the next round of talk between the government in Jakarta and the Acehnese rebels GAM (Free Aceh Movement) in Geneva may sooner or later end up with an escalation of war. Already Jakarta hardliners’ emergency ... read more

Posted on 12:10 PM in Aceh, History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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The Responsibility of the State to Guarantee the Safety and Integrity of Human Rights Defenders

The Responsibility of the State to Guarantee the Safety and Integrity of Human Rights Defenders


03 April 2002

Joint Statement

The brutal attack of the civilian militia against members of the Urban Poor Consortium (UPC) on March 29, 2002 in front of the office of the National Commission of Human Rights (KOMNAS HAM) is again another a physical assault against human rights defenders of the civil society. In Jakarta alone three similar incidents had to recorded in March 2002: the destruction of the office and the attack against the members of KONTRAS (13.3.2002), ... read more

Posted on 03:42 PM in democracy, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, security sector
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Und die internationale Gemeinschaft schweigt zu dem Elend

Und die internationale Gemeinschaft schweigt zu dem Elend


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Posted on 01:31 PM in History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Zwischen Zentralismus und Zerfall

Zwischen Zentralismus und Zerfall


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Posted on 07:54 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesien – Aufruhr gegen »Transmigranten«

Indonesien – Aufruhr gegen »Transmigranten«


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Posted on 04:14 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indonesien braucht keine Vermittler

Indonesien braucht keine Vermittler


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Posted on 03:20 PM in Aceh, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Regional Conflicts
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Waffenstillstand für einen Monat?

Waffenstillstand für einen Monat?


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Posted on 10:46 AM in Aceh, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Regional Conflicts
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Alternativer Nobelpreis für den indonesischen Menschenrechtsanwalt Munir: Ein Zeichen gegen Willkür und Gewalt

Alternativer Nobelpreis für den indonesischen Menschenrechtsanwalt Munir: Ein Zeichen gegen Willkür und Gewalt


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Posted on 03:49 PM in Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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Fact-Finding Delegation to Aceh Urges End to Abuses, Security

Fact-Finding Delegation to Aceh Urges End to Abuses, Security


East Timor Action Network, Press Release, 02 October 2000

Contact: Michael Beer, Nonviolence International, 202-244-0951 Lynn Fredriksson, Indonesia Human Rights Network, 202-546-0044

Fact-Finding Delegation to Aceh Urges Indonesia to Guarantee Safety of Humanitarian and Rights Workers East Timor Action Network and Indonesia Human Rights Network Call for an End to Abuses by Armed Forces and Police

An international human rights delegation, recently returned from Indonesia’s troubled province Aceh, found an atmosphere of fear and continued conflict despite a cease ... read more

Posted on 07:54 AM in Aceh, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts
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International Human Rights NGO Delegation visited Aceh

International Human Rights NGO Delegation visited Aceh


Jakarta, 28 September 2000

Press Release International Human Rights NGO Delegation

“With the recent killings of respected Acehnese figures such as Jaffar Siddiq and Prof. Safwan Idris non-partisan elements of society including human rights and humanitarian workers are increasingly afraid and unable to continue their work,” reports Dr. Karim Grow, Director of the Islamic Peace Forum in Kuala Lumpur. Crow took part in an ad hoc International Human Rights NGO Delegation that visited Aceh last week.

An ongoing polarization process due to the ... read more

Posted on 11:35 PM in Aceh, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts
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