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Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua

Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua


16 July 2014

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We, the undersigned organizations, are concerned about the serious and ongoing violations of Human Rights that are taking place with impunity in the easternmost provinces of Indonesia Papua and West Papua. The violations of Human Rights have been well-documented (i) and have been brought to the attention of Indonesia during the second round of the UPR process. Thirteen nations made recommendations to Indonesia with regard to the obligation to respect ... read more

Posted on 11:45 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Press Freedom, Publications
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Statement to the next government of Indonesia on human rights

Statement to the next government of Indonesia on human rights


30 June 2014

Indonesia has implemented many positive changes during its transition to democracy in the past 16 years. However, the continued lack of accountability for past and ongoing violations of human rights threatens lasting progress. The election of a new parliament and president this year provide an opportunity to firmly break with the past. Following the parliamentary elections of April 9 and with the third direct presidential election fast approaching, we call upon the incoming government of Indonesia to ... read more

Posted on 12:57 AM in joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications
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Indonesia: Failure to deliver full justice for the killing of human rights defender Munir

Indonesia: Failure to deliver full justice for the killing of human rights defender Munir


07. September 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

PUBLIC STATEMENT

Index: ASA 21/023/2013

http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/ASA21/032/2013/en

Joint statement by civil society organizations

 

Nine years after the killing of human rights defender Munir Said Thalib, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono must take decisive and concrete action to ensure those responsible – including those at the highest levels – are brought to justice, and that all defenders of human rights are better protected. President Yudhoyono, who has himself described Munir’s case as a “test of our history” has just one ... read more

Posted on 10:23 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia
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Activists demand justice for Munir on 9th anniversary

Activists demand justice for Munir on 9th anniversary


Jakarta Globe, September 7, 2013

Dessy Sagita

It has been nine years since Munir Said Thalib was silenced by arsenic poisoning as he sat on a Garuda Indonesia flight, but justice for the murdered political activist continues to elude his family.

„In the presidential decree signed by Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, it was mentioned that the result of the investigation carried out by the fact-finding team would be reported to the president, and that the president would reveal the result to ... read more

Posted on 09:39 PM in Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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The Berlinale Blog: Watching ‘The Act of Killing’ with Indonesians

The Berlinale Blog: Watching ‘The Act of Killing’ with Indonesians


exberliner.com, 12 February 2013

http://www.exberliner.com/blogs/the-berlinale-blog/the-berlinale-blog%3A-watching-%27the-act-of-killing%27-with-indonesians/

by Ben Knight

„This is the biggest group of Indonesians I’ve shown the film to since I left Indonesia,“ said Joshua Oppenheimer on Monday night, at an especially cramped and uncomfortable screening of The Act of Killing in a seminar room of the Asian and African Studies department of the Humboldt University. The students were sitting cross-legged on the floor or craning their necks in from the corridor to see the small image projected ... read more

Posted on 04:22 AM in Activities, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Past Events, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Panzer nach Indonesien?

Panzer nach Indonesien?


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Posted on 09:58 PM in democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, security sector, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Osttimor: US-Außenministerin besucht junge Demokratie

Osttimor: US-Außenministerin besucht junge Demokratie


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Posted on 03:20 AM in Elections & Political Parties, History & Overview, Human Development, Human Rights, East Timor, Society & Religion, State- & Nation-Building, Transitional Justice
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Zehn Jahre in Freiheit – Christliches Bollwerk in Asien

Zehn Jahre in Freiheit – Christliches Bollwerk in Asien


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Posted on 01:44 AM in Human Rights, East Timor, Society & Religion, State- & Nation-Building, Transitional Justice
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Indonesia: The Indonesian Government must ensure the Rule of Law

Indonesia: The Indonesian Government must ensure the Rule of Law


October 2011

Aide-Mémoire 2011

After the fall of the Suharto-Regime in 1998, Indonesia reoriented its human rights policies. Laws on human rights and human rights courts were passed, the national human rights commission was given additional powers and the Ministry of Justice was transformed into the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. At the UN-level, Indonesia became a party to both human rights covenants and signed a range of important conventions, such as the Convention against Torture. Through its membership ... read more

Posted on 12:55 AM in Aceh, joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!

Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!


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Posted on 12:01 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, East Timor, Papua, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Rainforest, Security Sector, Society & Religion, Transitional Justice, Environment & Climate, SUARA magazine
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