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From Dreams to Nightmares

From Dreams to Nightmares


Tourism Watch, July 2018

https://www.tourism-watch.de/node/2669

Children as Victims of Sex Tourism in Bali

by Yuliati Umrah

Bali is a heaven for millions of tourists from other countries. Hotels, restaurants and other tourist facilities are mushrooming in the southern and central regions of Bali. Many Balinese women working in this sector also engage in sexual relations with foreign tourists. Where these relationships result in pregnancies, the women and children may eventually be left to their own devices. The Indonesian ... read more

Posted on 01:54 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Anti-Palmöl Ideologie in Europa und norwegischer Fisch aus der EU

Anti-Palmöl Ideologie in Europa und norwegischer Fisch aus der EU


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Posted on 04:55 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Arbeitslose Intellektuelle stören Indonesiens Wirtschaft

Arbeitslose Intellektuelle stören Indonesiens Wirtschaft


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German version

Posted on 09:29 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Letter to Asia Pulp & Paper: PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)

Letter to Asia Pulp & Paper: PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)


17 March 2017

www.watchindonesia.org/wp-content/uploads/20170317-letter-to-APP-on-PT-BRS.pdf

Association with new suppliers in Bangka Belitung, PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)

A group of nearly 60 Indonesian and international NGOs sent today a letter to APP director, Linda Wijaya, to express concern regarding a new possible supplier, PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (PT BRS).

According to a recent NGO report, the company has a concession laying up to 85% on land used by local communities for their livelihoods. The report suggests that 100,000 people in West Bangka ... read more

Posted on 09:57 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Suciwati: „Die Regierung nutzt die Justiz als Mauer aus, um sich vor Strafverfolgung zu schützen“

Suciwati: „Die Regierung nutzt die Justiz als Mauer aus, um sich vor Strafverfolgung zu schützen“


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Posted on 05:54 PM in "In the Spotlight", Activities, democracy, Feature, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, Publications, Transitional Justice
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Dirgahayu Indonesia: Merdeka dari Investor Rakus di Balik Reklamasi Teluk Benoa, Bali

Dirgahayu Indonesia: Merdeka dari Investor Rakus di Balik Reklamasi Teluk Benoa, Bali


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Indonesian version

Posted on 02:18 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Press Releases, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Semua Berawal dari Tragedi Santa Cruz

Semua Berawal dari Tragedi Santa Cruz


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Posted on 09:46 PM in democracy, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, East Timor, Papua, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation

EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation


28 April 2014

Media release

The Environmental Paper Networks (EPN) of Europe and North America cautiously welcome today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) of a plan to work with global and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia.

With its announcement, APP commits to all elements of “The First Test”, a set of Performance Milestones developed by the EPN in September last year (1), to guide the ... read more

Posted on 11:43 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Global Paper Vision

Global Paper Vision


Environmental Paper Network, March 2014

Our Vision

We share a common vision of a forest, pulp and paper industry that contributes to a clean, healthy, just and sustainable future for all life on earth. We seek a world with new consumption patterns that meet the needs of all people while eliminating waste and over-consumption, where paper production is less reliant on virgin fibre and not associated with loss of biodiversity or forests, maximises use of recycled materials, respects ... read more

Posted on 05:17 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Calls Mount for RI Government to Retract Support for Female Genital Mutilation

Calls Mount for RI Government to Retract Support for Female Genital Mutilation


The Jakarta Post, 28 January 2014

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/01/28/calls-mount-government-retract-support-fgm.html

 By Nurfika Osman

A coalition of NGOs demanded the government ban female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation or FGM.

The group said that the practice was rampant despite laws and several international conventions, which had been ratified by the government, regulating otherwise.

Kalyanamitra, Watch Indonesia! and Berlin-based Terre Des Femmes said the practice violated the 1999 Human Rights Law; 2002 Child Protection Law; 2004 Domestic Violence Law; 2009 Health Law; the International ... read more

Posted on 05:33 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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