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NGOs present bleak RI report to European partners

NGOs present bleak RI report to European partners


The Jakarta Post, 11 November 2006

Evi Mariani, The Jakarta Post, Brussels, Belgium

Poverty and human rights abuses are still serious problems in Indonesia, with non-governmental organizations presenting a bleak report on both issues at a recent meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

The report, orchestrated by the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID), highlighted the worsening poverty in the country.

The latest government data show that at least 39 million Indonesians, 17.7 percent of the population, live ... read more

Posted on 11:11 AM in democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Kahlschlag zertifizieren?

Kahlschlag zertifizieren?


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Posted on 04:33 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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No to deforestation diesel!

No to deforestation diesel!


18 April 2006

Joint Statement of NGO-alliance
We are a broad alliance of human rights and environmental groups who reject the use of fuel gained from palm oil to the detriment of forest ecosystems.

The global boom in palm oil turns out to be a curse for the rainforests and the local communities living there: As a consequence, forests are destroyed, soil, water and air are poisoned by agro-industrial toxins, conflicts over land erupt and the people concerned lose their ... read more

Posted on 04:09 PM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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The Reflection of Proclamation on August 17, 1945

The Reflection of Proclamation on August 17, 1945


17 August 2004

Joint Press Release

“We, the victims of human rights violation, are taking a day off as Indonesian citizens, because our state hasn’t given the guarantee of the freedom and our rights as human”

Indonesia is still ailing from the crisis pain. Political elite are only worsening the situation. Corruption, insurmountable public and private debts and subsidy revocation, the development inequality between the capital and the rest of the country, a looming number of unemployment, forced eviction and ... read more

Posted on 09:31 AM in democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications
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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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Osttimor – Nepotismus, Korruption und das Erbe der UN

Osttimor – Nepotismus, Korruption und das Erbe der UN


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Posted on 11:34 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Elections & Political Parties, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Ein Taxifahrer im Parlament von Dili

Ein Taxifahrer im Parlament von Dili


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Posted on 08:27 AM in East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, State- & Nation-Building, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Wieder brutaler Übergriff auf Menschenrechtler in Jakarta

Wieder brutaler Übergriff auf Menschenrechtler in Jakarta


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Posted on 01:51 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications
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Vertreibung der <em>Becak</em>-Fahrer in Jakarta

Vertreibung der Becak-Fahrer in Jakarta


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Posted on 03:21 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications
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Ausweisung wegen ungenügender Ausweise?


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Posted on 10:58 AM in democracy, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Judiciary & Administration, Publications
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