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Displacement, conflict and life:  Legacies of impunity in present-day Timor-Leste and Indonesia

Displacement, conflict and life: Legacies of impunity in present-day Timor-Leste and Indonesia


Film and discussion evening

Berlin, November 21st, 2016, 6-9 pm

Humboldt-Universität  zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin, Hauptgebäude Raum H 3059

Twenty-five years have passed since the Dili massacre on November 12th, 1991 that sparked international outrage toward the Indonesian occupation of Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor). The event had also generated international solidarity, including from Germany, which helped garner the necessary pressure that eventually led to an UN-supervised referendum in 1999. Today, fifteen ... read more

Posted on 10:39 PM in Activities, Justice, History & Overview, History & Overview, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Transitional Justice
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Indonesia: Close gap between rhetoric and reality on 1965 mass human rights violations

Indonesia: Close gap between rhetoric and reality on 1965 mass human rights violations


Public Statement, 1 October 2016

Despite President Joko Widodo’s repeated commitments to address human rights violations committed in 1965 – such as extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances and torture – more than five decades later millions of victims and their families are still waiting for truth, justice and reparation. On the 51st anniversary of these violations, Amnesty International, Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR), East-Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN), La’o Hamutuk, TAPOL, Watch Indonesia! and Yayasan HAK call on the Indonesian authorities ... read more

Posted on 11:47 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Press Releases, Publications, Transitional Justice
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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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Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability for Serious Crimes Committed in Timor-Leste

Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability for Serious Crimes Committed in Timor-Leste


20 October 2009

http://www.etan.org/news/2009/10unsc.htm

The following letter to the UN Security Council was signed by 65 individuals, representing nearly 50 organizations worldwide. President Security Council The United Nations 1 United Nations Plaza New York, New York 10017 Your Excellency, We have long been concerned with the justice and accountability for human rights and war crimes committed in Timor-Leste. As you meet this week to discuss the situation in Timor-Leste, we remind you that United Nations — and more specifically Security Council ... read more

Posted on 03:49 PM in Joint Open Letters, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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Osttimor: “Die Ursachen der Krise von 2006 sind nicht behoben”

Osttimor: “Die Ursachen der Krise von 2006 sind nicht behoben”


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Posted on 04:06 PM in Human Development, Information and Analysis, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Transitional Justice
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Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability

Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability


International Federation for East Timor (IFET), February 18, 2009

President
Security Council
The United Nations
1 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017

February 18, 2009

Your Excellency

We are writing on behalf of organizations long concerned with the justice process in Timor-Leste.

As you meet this week to discuss renewing the UN mission in Timor-Leste, we urge you to look at the unfulfilled UN pledges concerning human rights and accountability for serious human rights crimes committed in Timor-Leste between 1975 ... read more

Posted on 01:54 AM in Joint Open Letters, Justice, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Security Sector, Transitional Justice
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Indonesia Regrets Human Rights Violations in East Timor

Indonesia Regrets Human Rights Violations in East Timor


DW-World.de, 15 July 2008

Indonesia has acknowledged that its state institutions carried out gross human rights violations during East Timor’s 1999 vote for independence. The admission came after a bilateral commission submitted its findings, blaming Jakarta for crimes against humanity. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, receiving the commission’s report, expressed his regret over the 1999 events. But he, along with his East Timorese counterpart José Ramos Horta also insisted on moving forward.

The Commission of Truth and Friendship (CTF) finally submitted its ... read more

Posted on 12:40 PM in Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Release of former militia leader Eurico Guterres brings Indonesia’s farcical process to an end

Release of former militia leader Eurico Guterres brings Indonesia’s farcical process to an end


Joint Letter

1st June 2008

His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon Secretary-General The United Nations 1 United Nations Plaza New York, New York 10017-3515 Your Excellency, The recent release of former militia leader Eurico Guterres by the Indonesian Supreme Court brings Indonesia’s farcical process to an end. Meaningful justice to the long-suffering people of Timor-Leste is long overdue. We urge you to work to uphold the rule of law and strengthen the democratic transition in both countries. It time for the United ... read more

Posted on 02:06 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice
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Menschenrechte: Indonesien verpasst seine Chancen

Menschenrechte: Indonesien verpasst seine Chancen


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Posted on 01:17 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Zehn Jahre Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung in Indonesien: Eine Bilanz der verpassten Chancen

Zehn Jahre Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung in Indonesien: Eine Bilanz der verpassten Chancen


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Posted on 12:25 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Transitional Justice
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