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Situation in Aceh on December 29th, 2004, according to information provided by the environmental organisation WALHI


December 29, 2004

The telecommunication system in Aceh has been down over the last days. Since this afternoon it is once more possible to obtain news directly from Aceh by phone.

WALHI Aceh has lost its director, Mohammad Ibrahim. We are mourning his death.

Only one of the 34 WALHI groups in Aceh could be contacted so far (YBA, Yayasan Biduk Alam in East Aceh).

For two days now, an Indonesian team from the Civil Society Coalition for the Victims of the Earthquake ... read more

Posted on 02:52 PM in Disasters, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Civil emergency in Aceh ended

Civil emergency in Aceh ended


29 December 2004

Tsunami Catastrophe in Aceh – Update 29/12/04, 2 p.m. (MET)

Today, December 29th, 2004, the Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla has revoked the status of civil emergency for Aceh. According to information of the Indonesian online news service Kompas Cyber Media (KCM), the Central Government also took over the government authority in the troubled province.

After the breakdown of the peace negotiations between the Central Government and the Free Aceh Movement in May 2003, martial law had been ... read more

Posted on 02:03 PM in Aceh, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Regional Conflicts
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Aceh akzeptiert Hilfe – aber die kommt nicht an

Aceh akzeptiert Hilfe – aber die kommt nicht an


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Posted on 12:54 PM in Aceh, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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More than 27,000 dead and the death toll still rising – Tsunami in Indonesia

More than 27,000 dead and the death toll still rising – Tsunami in Indonesia


28 December 2004

by Alex Flor

The earth quake that struck on Sunday was the biggest of its kind during the last 40 years. Its epicentre was located 150 km off the South-western coastline of the Indonesian province of Aceh. The tidal wave which was triggered by the quake took the life of tens of thousands in the coastal regions of twelve Asian and African states.

The death toll is still rising by the hour. On Sunday, the day of the ... read more

Posted on 10:53 AM in Aceh, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications
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Von der Idee des gerechten Friedens geleitet – Empfehlungen zu zivilen und militärischen Interventionen zum Schutz der Menschenrechte

Von der Idee des gerechten Friedens geleitet – Empfehlungen zu zivilen und militärischen Interventionen zum Schutz der Menschenrechte


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Posted on 03:10 PM in Human Rights, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Security Sector, Transitional Justice
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Flood desaster in Bukit Lawang

Flood desaster in Bukit Lawang


09 November, 2003

Watch Indonesia! – call for help

Dear readers,

enclosed we send you some new information on the flood disaster in Bukit Lawang/Bohorok, North Sumatra. Politicians blame illegal loggers for the disaster, labelling them as „terrorists“. However, we don´t know yet what kind of action they are planning to take in this new kind of „war on terrorism“. Meanwhile The Jakarta Post reports on heavy irregularities in the distribution of donations to ... read more

Posted on 03:17 PM in Disasters, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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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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Dili erwartet UNO-Blauhelme

Dili erwartet UNO-Blauhelme


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Posted on 07:25 AM in East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Diakonie: Bevölkerung von Osttimor erbärmlich im Stich gelassen

Diakonie: Bevölkerung von Osttimor erbärmlich im Stich gelassen


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Posted on 08:58 AM in Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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