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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 in "In the Spotlight", democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, security sector

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 in Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Transitional Justice

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 in democracy, Justice, History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media

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 in "In the Spotlight", democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Publications

Watch Indonesia: Maaf Penting bagi Penyelesaian Kasus 1965

Watch Indonesia: Maaf Penting bagi Penyelesaian Kasus 1965


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Indonesian version

Posted in Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media

Truth Seeking and Formal Public Apology is Essential for 1965/1966 Resolution

Truth Seeking and Formal Public Apology is Essential for 1965/1966 Resolution


29 April 2016

Luhut Panjaitan
Coordinating Ministry for Politics, Law and Security Affairs
Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No. 15
Jakarta Pusat 10110
Indonesia

Dear Minister,

Amnesty International, ETAN (East Timor and Indonesia Action Network), TAPOL and Watch Indonesia! are writing to urge you to take the important steps necessary to ensure that the national symposium on the 1965 tragedy, held in Jakarta on 18 and 19 April, leads to justice, truth and reparation for victims.

This ... read more

Posted in Joint Open Letters, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Open Letters, Publications, Transitional Justice

Staatsbesuch des indonesischen Präsidenten

Staatsbesuch des indonesischen Präsidenten


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Posted in Agro Fuels, Activities, democracy, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Campaign, Recent Activities, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Press Freedom, Publications, Rainforest, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate

Presiden Jokowi Didemo 4 Kelompok Saat Kunjungan Kerja Di Berlin Jerman Soal HAM & Kebakaran Hutan

Presiden Jokowi Didemo 4 Kelompok Saat Kunjungan Kerja Di Berlin Jerman Soal HAM & Kebakaran Hutan


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Posted in Aceh, Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media

Demoaufruf: Jokowi ‘Blusukan’ in Berlin?

Demoaufruf: Jokowi ‘Blusukan’ in Berlin?


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Posted in Agro Fuels, Activities, democracy, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Press Freedom, Press Releases, Publications, Rainforest, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate, Watch's Press Releases & Statements

Fahri Hamzah, trustee ataukan delegate?

Fahri Hamzah, trustee ataukan delegate?


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Posted in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media

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