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Unilever schert sich nicht um Palmöl-Opfer

Unilever schert sich nicht um Palmöl-Opfer


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Posted on 12:32 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Die Regenwaldkämpfer kommen

Die Regenwaldkämpfer kommen


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Posted on 01:32 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Violence for Rama Margarine

Violence for Rama Margarine


Hamburg, 16. August 2011

Joint Press Statement from von Watch Indonesia!, Rettet den Regenwald e.V. und ROBIN WOOD

 

People being shot at for palm oil for Rama margarine-producer Unilever

The organizations Watch Indonesia!, Rettet den Regenwald and ROBIN WOOD demand that consumer goods producer Unilever immediately stop the use of palm oil from the supplier Wilmar. The cause: last week Wilmar’s security forces used armed violence and heavy machinery to destroy the village Sungai Beruang on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. ... read more

Posted on 03:59 PM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Timorese call on the UN Security Council to ensure accountability for crimes against humanity

Timorese call on the UN Security Council to ensure accountability for crimes against humanity


February 9, 2011

Contact:
Sisto dos Santos: +670-726-6564 (Dili)
Jose Pereira: +670-736-7518 (Dili)
John M. Miller +1-718-596-7668 (New York)

A coalition of groups in Timor-Leste is urging the United Nations Security Council “to take concrete, effective actions to end impunity for those who directed and committed crimes against humanity in Timor-Leste” during Indonesia’s invasion and occupation.

“Accountability for crimes against humanity must not be further delayed” the Timor-Leste National Alliance for an International Tribunal (ANTI) told the UN Security Council ... read more

Posted on 02:35 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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Open Appeal to ANZ, Standard Bank and BNP Paribas: <br />Stay away from the Toka Tindung gold mine on Sulawesi!

Open Appeal to ANZ, Standard Bank and BNP Paribas:
Stay away from the Toka Tindung gold mine on Sulawesi!


24 February 2010

We, the undersigned organisations, herewith express our deepest concern about the apparent interest of BNP Paribas, ANZ and Standard Bank to financially support the development of the gold mining operation Toka Tindung on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The mine is owned by subsidiaries of Archipelago Resources; PT Meares Soputan Mining (MSM) and PT Tambang Tondano Nusajaya (TTN). Given the history of this project we are appalled that banks of such international standing seriously consider entering this project. ... read more

Posted on 01:47 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Watch Indonesia! supports Campaign on the 125th Anniversary of the Berlin Africa Conference

Watch Indonesia! supports Campaign on the 125th Anniversary of the Berlin Africa Conference


Berlin, 10 December 2009

Dear Friends and supporters,

We would like to inform you about the currently ongoing campaign on the 125th anniversary of the Berlin Africa-Conference. The struggle against the suppression and ignorance of  past human rights violations and demand to acknowledge and act upon Europe’s responsibility vis-a-vis the global south are central issues for Watch Indonesia!. Thus, we join the campaign’s call for commemoration, reappraisal and reparations for violations committed in the wake of German and European colonialism. Below, we ... read more

Posted on 01:47 AM in Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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Kami Mengecam Aksi Pembakaran Buku!!

Kami Mengecam Aksi Pembakaran Buku!!


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Posted on 04:05 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Press Freedom, Publications
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Solidarity Statement on the Arrest of Young Timorese Students

Solidarity Statement on the Arrest of Young Timorese Students


01 September 2009

[Note: those arrested were held close to the maximum 72 hours allowed by law before being brought to court, where they were released without charge. - JMM/ETAN] To Ex. Dr. Longuinos Monteiro, General Commander of the Timor-Leste National Police

We, representatives of different international solidarity organizations, call for the immediate release of the three university students who were arrested at the press conference in front of the Hotel Timor on 30 August 2009. We call for all charges be ... read more

Posted on 04:18 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications
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Kein Geld für Palmöl! Keine Schweizer Franken für Regenwaldvernichtung!

Kein Geld für Palmöl! Keine Schweizer Franken für Regenwaldvernichtung!


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Posted on 03:36 AM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Nachhaltiger Frieden für Aceh

Nachhaltiger Frieden für Aceh


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Posted on 04:26 PM in Aceh, Indonesia, Publications, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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