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HeidelbergCement – Negative Folgen des Baubooms

HeidelbergCement – Negative Folgen des Baubooms


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Posted on 12:01 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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HeidelbergCement vernachlässigt Menschenrechte bei Projekten in Indonesien und der Westsahara

HeidelbergCement vernachlässigt Menschenrechte bei Projekten in Indonesien und der Westsahara


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Fighting for the Next Generations

Fighting for the Next Generations


Heinrich Böll Stiftung – Southeast Asia, 28 January 2019

th.boell.org/en/2019/01/28/fighting-next-generations?fbclid=IwAR2VfYklz61oKQtHvFv6Ybqc8kGDDQtdS6dG6CgZWBAJe14iN_xM-a2I3kA

For years, a citizens’ initiative in the Indonesian Kendeng Karst-Mountain has been fighting against the destruction of their livelihoods by cement factories, among others from a subsidiary of the German HeidelbergCement. The transnational solidarity network Save Kendeng supports the farmers from the Kendeng Mountains.

The plain between the volcano Muria and the Kendeng Karst in Central Java is a fertile agricultural area. As far as the eye can see, there are fields ... read more

Posted on 01:58 AM in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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URGENT ACTION: Indonesian Security Forces use treason laws to restrict rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in West Papua

URGENT ACTION: Indonesian Security Forces use treason laws to restrict rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in West Papua


TAPOL, Franciscans International, International Coalition for Papua, Watch Indonesia!, West Papua Netzwerk and Geneva for Human Rights Global Training would like to draw your attention to the cases of the violation of the rights to freedom of opinion and expression as well as the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association of the members of West Papua National Committee (Komite Nasional Papua Barat – KNPB) in Mimika Regency, Papua Province, (1) Indonesia. We ... read more

Posted on 11:36 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Position Papers, Publications, Regional Conflicts
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Watch! Indonesia – indonesische Filmreihe im BABYLON, Berlin-Mitte

Watch! Indonesia – indonesische Filmreihe im BABYLON, Berlin-Mitte


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Posted on 05:51 AM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Visitor Programmes, democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Society & Religion, Environment & Climate
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RSPO: 14 years of failure to eliminate violence and destruction from the industrial palm oil sector

RSPO: 14 years of failure to eliminate violence and destruction from the industrial palm oil sector


November 12, 2018. Open Statement

read as PDF: www.watchindonesia.org/wp-content/uploads/Declaracion-con-firmas-ENG.pdf

During its 14 years of existence, RSPO – the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil – has failed to live up to its claim of „transforming” the industrial palm oil production sector into a so-called „sustainable” one. In reality, the RSPO has been used by the palm oil industry to greenwash corporate destruction and human rights abuses, while it continues to expand business, forest destruction and profits.

RSPO presents itself to the public ... read more

Posted on 12:46 AM in Agro Fuels, joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Position Papers, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Freiburg: Coal and Palm Oil in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Freiburg: Coal and Palm Oil in Kalimantan, Indonesia


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Posted on 12:07 AM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Environment & Climate
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Den inneren Frieden bewahren

Den inneren Frieden bewahren


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Posted on 01:44 AM in Aceh, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Society & Religion, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Adapting in a carbon pool?

Adapting in a carbon pool?


Routledge, August 2018, A Critical Approach to Climate Change Adaption, Chapter III.8

Politicising climate change at Sumatra’s oil palm frontier

 ]onas Hein and Yvonne Kunz

 

Introduction

When visiting villages in Jambi province on the island of Sumatra in 2013, peasants told us that the Indonesian Government had recently proclaimed their forests to be ‘lungs of the earth’. This phrase is the local interpretation of a recent concept developed by economists and conservationists within the context ... read more

Posted on 01:58 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Simbar Wareh

Simbar Wareh


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Posted on 04:36 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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