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Essential matters

Essential matters


D + C, Development and Cooperation, 23 April, 2014

http://www.dandc.eu/en/article/why-human-rights-depend-civil-society-activism-and-what-role-churches-can-play

by Hans Dembowski

Today, other issues arise for those who want to protect human rights than did 20 years ago. The challenges are still daunting however. Churches can play an important role in improving matters.

Indonesia ceased to be a dictatorship more than a decade ago. Nonetheless, there are still human-rights problems, says Basilisa Dengen of Watch Indonesia!, a non-governmental organisation based in Berlin. She adds that today’s human-rights infringements ... read more

Posted on 11:01 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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„Das Andere Muslimische Land. Zum Verhältnis der Religionen in Indonesien“

„Das Andere Muslimische Land. Zum Verhältnis der Religionen in Indonesien“


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Posted on 10:29 AM in "In the Spotlight", Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion
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Dili Update – Notes from my visit to Dili February/March 2007

Dili Update – Notes from my visit to Dili February/March 2007


06 March 2007

By Henri Myrttinen

Overall Situation

The situation in Dili continues to be defined by the on-going violence, which tends to fluctuate in terms of its intensity and the stated reasons for it seem to change with time. What a year ago was a conflict within the security forces became a sectarian loro monu/loro sa’e conflict, this then morphed into fights between various gangs, most notably PSHT vs. 7-7. During the course of the approximately 3 weeks which I ... read more

Posted on 10:47 AM in Information and Analysis, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Society & Religion
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Man hört nichts mehr von Unrecht in deinem Land

Man hört nichts mehr von Unrecht in deinem Land


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Posted on 04:07 AM in Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Die katholische Kirche in Ost-Timor ein Jahr nach der Unabhängigkeit

Die katholische Kirche in Ost-Timor ein Jahr nach der Unabhängigkeit


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Posted on 03:56 PM in Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Churches in solidarity with East Timor’s population

Churches in solidarity with East Timor’s population


Evangelical Church in Germany, EKD-Bulletin 04/1999
Observing the referendum and statements

The Evangelical Church in Germany, together with the Roman Catholic Church, had agreed to and supported the dispatch of 9 people to observe the referendum in East Timor on 30. August 1999. The applicant and sponsor of this measure was the non-governmental organisation (NRO) “Watch Indonesia”, resident in Germany, which prepared the participants for this important peace-keeping mission with a 6-day intensive course, and had taken on the responsibility ... read more

Posted on 12:33 PM in History & Overview, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Berichte von vielen Toten aus Ost-Timor

Berichte von vielen Toten aus Ost-Timor


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Posted on 02:25 PM in Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Entscheidet sich Ost-Timor für die Separation?

Entscheidet sich Ost-Timor für die Separation?


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Posted on 09:25 AM in Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Pastor Arlindo Marcal from East Timor visited the EKD

Pastor Arlindo Marcal from East Timor visited the EKD


Evangelical Church in Germany, EKD-Bulletin 04/1997

On 22. August 1997, Pastor Arlindo Marçal, the Moderator of the Protestant Church of East Timor (GKTT) visited the EKD Church Office. Earlier he had taken part as the delegate of his Church at the General Assembly of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (RWB) in Debrecen / Hungary. At the invitation of the Churches in Germany, he visited “Bread for the World” in Stuttgart and the Churches of Lippe and Westphalia, met representatives ... read more

Posted on 01:04 PM in History & Overview, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Osttimor: Nachrichten aus einem besetzten Land

Osttimor: Nachrichten aus einem besetzten Land


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Posted on 06:49 AM in Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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