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Kepresidenan Jerman menanggapi surat penolakan penempatan Fauzi Bowo sebagai Duta Besar RI

Kepresidenan Jerman menanggapi surat penolakan penempatan Fauzi Bowo sebagai Duta Besar RI


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Posted on 12:40 AM in Activities, democracy, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Publications
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Fauzi Bowo (Foke) darf nicht zum Botschafter der Republik Indonesien in Deutschland ernannt werden!

Fauzi Bowo (Foke) darf nicht zum Botschafter der Republik Indonesien in Deutschland ernannt werden!


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Posted on 05:56 AM in Activities, democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion
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Pulp trade with APRIL – Indonesia’s lead driver of deforestation for pulp

Pulp trade with APRIL – Indonesia’s lead driver of deforestation for pulp


Berlin, 11. April 2013

Dear Mr. Krengel,

ending deforestation is a global priority for many environmental organisations including the European Environmental Paper Network, Greenpeace, Robin Wood and Watch Indonesia!. We campaign on the global drivers of deforestation including soy, palm oil, cattle and pulp & paper. Over the last decade, our campaigns have succeeded in initiating agreements to end deforestation with the main players in both the soya and cattle sector in Brazil. Within Indonesia, we have been instrumental in influencing ... read more

Posted on 08:20 PM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Open Letters, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Petition for urgent action to realize justice for the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery in Timor-Leste during WWII

Petition for urgent action to realize justice for the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery in Timor-Leste during WWII


February 22, 2013

His Excellency Fumio Kishida, Foreign Minister of Japan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Kasumigaseki 2-2-1
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8919
JAPAN
 

Dear Sir,

With the completion of the United Nations mission of assistance at the end of 2012, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste moved into a new phase as a fully self-sufficient state. Relations between Timor-Leste and Japan, which has assisted nation-building in Timor-Leste for many years as a member of the international community, ... read more

Posted on 08:35 PM in Joint Open Letters, History & Overview, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications
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Open Letter to Financial Institutions

Open Letter to Financial Institutions


06 November 2012

Dear Sir/Madam,

with this letter the 60 undersigned non-governmental organisations (NGOs) wish to ask you to carefully screen any pulp industry investment projects related to Indonesia, such as new mills, particularly those of companies associated with the Sinar Mas Group, notably Asia Pulp & Paper (APP).

Our concern is the environmental and social consequences of the massive destruction of natural forests that can be shown to be linked to past and current over-capacity in pulp milling plants in Indonesia. ... read more

Posted on 03:57 AM in Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Open letter to the Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on the occasion of his visit to the United Kingdom

Open letter to the Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on the occasion of his visit to the United Kingdom


London, 31st of October 2012

Conservation of the rainforest

Dear President Yudhoyono,

On the occasion of your visit to Europe, we write this open letter appealing to you to support the conservation of the rainforest with all your power and to protect the inhabitants of forested lands as well as their rights.

Industrial logging, the establishment of palm-oil plantations, and the planting of fast-growing species of trees such as acacia for the wood and paper industries are the major causes of rainforest ... read more

Posted on 07:26 AM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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International Human Rights Day:<br /><br />Churches and Human Rights Organisations express concern about human rights in Papua

International Human Rights Day:

Churches and Human Rights Organisations express concern about human rights in Papua


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His Excellency
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
The President of Indonesia
Jl. Veteran No. 16
Jakarta Pusat
INDONESIA

Wuppertal, 10 December 2011

Dear President Yudhoyono,

In light of the International Human Rights Day, we, the undersigned organizations from Europe, Asia and Australia with partnership relations to church and development organizations in Papua and West Papua, would like to express our concern about the human rights situation in the Indonesian Provinces of Papua and ... read more

Posted on 07:36 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, security sector
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Holzeinschlag in Deutschland und Schutz der Tropenwälder

Holzeinschlag in Deutschland und Schutz der Tropenwälder


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Posted on 06:57 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Timor Leste Groups write UN Security Council on Justice with international support

Timor Leste Groups write UN Security Council on Justice with international support


February 02, 2010

Timor-Leste National Alliance for an International Tribunal Secretariat: Fongtil, Caicoli, Dili, Timor-Leste e-mail: lanarra.del@gmail.com Excellencies, Members of the United Nations Security Council United Nations, New York, New York, 10017 USA Hon. Ameerah Haq Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Timor-Leste Dear Members of the United Nations Security Council,

After 10 years in a climate of independence, we Timorese people continue to endure long suffering related to the cases of serious crimes that were ... read more

Posted on 10:21 AM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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Palm Oil Monocultures Will Never be Sustainable

Palm Oil Monocultures Will Never be Sustainable


November 02, 2009

Open Letter to RSPO and WWF

One year ago, the “International Declaration Against the ‘Greenwashing’ of Palm Oil by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil” was published, signed by over 250 organisations worldwide (http://www.regenwald.org/international/englisch/news.php?id=1070). Since then, the RSPO has continued to certify palm oil produced by companies which are directly responsible for violating the rights of local communities, for the ongoing destruction of rainforests and peatlands and other abuses against people, the environment ... read more

Posted on 03:36 PM in Agro Fuels, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Publications, Environment & Climate
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