Tag Archive | solidarity

Kendeng Movement: Speak Up for Mother Earth!

Kendeng Movement: Speak Up for Mother Earth!


Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 19 December 2018

https://th.boell.org/en/2018/12/19/kendeng-movement-speak-mother-earth

“What is called pest for farmers is not only plant hoppers, but also adverse policies”. This sentence was written on the shirt that Guno was wearing that night. Together with dozens of other people, he walked down the road in the North Kendeng Mountains. Passing through villages in Districts of Kayen and Tambakromo, Regency of Pati, Central Java. Black clothes wrapped around the bodies of village residents who marched carrying torches that night. They were doing ... read more

Posted on 04:07 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Indigenous community Sedulur Sikep honored with Human Rights Award for their fight against environmental destruction and standing up against multinational companies like HeidelbergCement

Indigenous community Sedulur Sikep honored with Human Rights Award for their fight against environmental destruction and standing up against multinational companies like HeidelbergCement


Press release, 17 December 2018

Indonesia: The community of the “Friendly Minded” receives the prestigious Yap Thiam Hien Award for their efforts to protect the environment. The Sedulur Sikep fight against the impending land grab and environmental destruction by the cement industry, i.a. the German HeidelbergCement AG.

Gunarti, a mother of three, farmer and environmental activist, had inspired many people in Germany last year with her authenticity and her energetic commitment towards the environment. Her home region, the Kendeng Mountains in ... read more

Posted on 03:07 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Press Releases, Publications, Environment & Climate
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LGBT-Rechte in Indonesien – In akuter Gefahr?

LGBT-Rechte in Indonesien – In akuter Gefahr?


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German version

Posted on 10:28 AM in Activities, democracy, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Recent Activities, Society & Religion
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Aufwachsen ohne Gewalt

Aufwachsen ohne Gewalt


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German version

Posted on 04:14 AM in Human Development, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!

Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!


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German version

Posted on 08:06 AM in Aceh, Agro Fuels, Activities, democracy, History & Overview, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Recent Activities, East Timor, Papua, Publications, State- & Nation-Building, Environment & Climate
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Watch Indonesia! supports Campaign on the 125th Anniversary of the Berlin Africa Conference

Watch Indonesia! supports Campaign on the 125th Anniversary of the Berlin Africa Conference


Berlin, 10 December 2009

Dear Friends and supporters,

We would like to inform you about the currently ongoing campaign on the 125th anniversary of the Berlin Africa-Conference. The struggle against the suppression and ignorance of  past human rights violations and demand to acknowledge and act upon Europe’s responsibility vis-a-vis the global south are central issues for Watch Indonesia!. Thus, we join the campaign’s call for commemoration, reappraisal and reparations for violations committed in the wake of German and European colonialism. Below, we ... read more

Posted on 01:47 AM in Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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Solidarity Statement on the Arrest of Young Timorese Students

Solidarity Statement on the Arrest of Young Timorese Students


01 September 2009

[Note: those arrested were held close to the maximum 72 hours allowed by law before being brought to court, where they were released without charge. - JMM/ETAN] To Ex. Dr. Longuinos Monteiro, General Commander of the Timor-Leste National Police

We, representatives of different international solidarity organizations, call for the immediate release of the three university students who were arrested at the press conference in front of the Hotel Timor on 30 August 2009. We call for all charges be ... read more

Posted on 04:18 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications
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Statement to CNRT Congress

Statement to CNRT Congress


Dili, August 28th, 2000

Click here for Portuguese version Dear friends of the CNRT Congress, We are members of international solidarity groups in support of Timor Loro Sae who have come here to attend your Congress as observers. Our organizations, over long years, have tried to raise awareness on the issue of East Timor and to advocate the right of its people to self-determination. It is a very strong and emotional feeling to watch you meeting here, ... read more

Posted on 03:03 PM in Joint Open Letters, East Timor, Publications, State- & Nation-Building, Transitional Justice
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Churches in solidarity with East Timor’s population

Churches in solidarity with East Timor’s population


Evangelical Church in Germany, EKD-Bulletin 04/1999
Observing the referendum and statements

The Evangelical Church in Germany, together with the Roman Catholic Church, had agreed to and supported the dispatch of 9 people to observe the referendum in East Timor on 30. August 1999. The applicant and sponsor of this measure was the non-governmental organisation (NRO) “Watch Indonesia”, resident in Germany, which prepared the participants for this important peace-keeping mission with a 6-day intensive course, and had taken on the responsibility ... read more

Posted on 12:33 PM in History & Overview, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Raise Your Voice on Behalf of East Timor<BR>Open Letter to Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Raise Your Voice on Behalf of East Timor
Open Letter to Chancellor Helmut Kohl


7th December 1997 – 22 years of occupation of East Timor by Indonesia, and one year after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Bishop Ximenes Belo and José Ramos Horta.
The Indonesia Working Group in Germany, missio and the Franciscan Mission Centre invited the Christian communities to send Christmas cards to Bishop Belo, on behalf of the people in East Timor and to protest strongly against the German arms sales to Indonesia.
On the 7th of December ecumenical prayers
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Posted on 03:35 PM in Joint Open Letters, History & Overview, Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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