Tag Archive | illegal logging

Elefantentruppe gegen Holzdiebe

Elefantentruppe gegen Holzdiebe


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Posted on 02:34 PM in Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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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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The Federal Government of Germany and the German Bundestag must ban the import of illegal timber now!

The Federal Government of Germany and the German Bundestag must ban the import of illegal timber now!


13 October 2003

Appeal for measures against illegal timber trade

Illegal logging and timber trade are – as well as legal overexploitation – one of the main reasons for the destruction of forests, especially primary forests. According to World Bank estimates, the timber exporting countries are losing about EUR 10 – 15 billion in taxes by these illegal dealings. Illegal logging destroys enormous forest areas, threatens biodiversity and ruins the basis of life of the local population. Forest and ... read more

Posted on 09:47 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Human Rights in Papua – some remarks

Human Rights in Papua – some remarks


Conference “Autonomy for Papua – Opportunity or Illusion?”, 04-05.06.2003

by John Rumbiak

In response to Papuans’ increasingly visible and vocal demands for independence in the post-Suharto period, there have been a series of initiatives aimed at resolving the four-decades-old conflict in Papua peacefully. The first of these efforts was the 1999 National Dialogue on Irian Jaya, a process of dialogue with Terms of Reference signed by Indonesia’s State Secretary and Papuan representatives. Due to a lack of political will on ... read more

Posted on 11:12 PM in Activities, Conference Autonomy for Papua, June 2003, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Past Events
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Unbeschreibliches Papier aus Tropenholz

Unbeschreibliches Papier aus Tropenholz


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Posted on 09:52 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Wald bald Papier

Wald bald Papier


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Posted on 09:20 AM in Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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