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Zur aktuellen Lage in Westpapua – Gespräch mit Dr. Fransina Yoteni

Zur aktuellen Lage in Westpapua – Gespräch mit Dr. Fransina Yoteni


Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 18:30-20:30 at the office of Watch Indonesia!, Urbanstr. 114, 10967 Berlin

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Seit mehr als 50 Jahren herrscht politische Unruhe in West Papua.

Mitte August 2019 erreichte der Konflikt eine neue Eskalationsstufe. Ausgelöst durch
durch rassistische Diskriminierung und Übergriffe auf papuanische Studierende in mehreren javanischen Städten flammten akute Unruhen auf, denen mit einem hohen Maß an staatlicher Repression begegnet wurde. Sie stellen die schlimmsten Eskalationen der Gewalt in West Papua seit dem Sturz der ... read more

Posted on 02:55 PM in Activities, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua
Finding Truth and Reconciliation

Finding Truth and Reconciliation


Wednesday, 16 October 2019 from 18:30-21:00
at Werkstatt Der Kulturen Berlin
Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Neukölln, Berlin, Germany

Finding Truth and Reconciliation – Establishing a Culture of Remembrance and Critical Reappraisal of Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia and Timor-Leste.

Dialogue with advocacy groups from Indonesia and Timor-Leste

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In Indonesien und Timor-Leste (Osttimor) begangene Menschenrechtsverletzungen erfahren kaum Anerkennung durch den indonesischen Staat, geschweige denn eine angemessene Aufarbeitung. So bleibt das Massaker von 1965/66, bei dem mindestens eine halbe Million Menschen ermordet ... read more

Posted on 02:45 PM in Activities, Feature, Human Rights, Human Rights, East Timor, Society & Religion, Society & Religion
Finding Truth and Reconciliation

Finding Truth and Reconciliation


Wednesday, 16 October 2019 from 18:30-21:00
at Werkstatt Der Kulturen Berlin
Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Neukölln, Berlin, Germany

Finding Truth and Reconciliation – Establishing a Culture of Remembrance and Critical Reappraisal of Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia and Timor-Leste.

Dialogue with advocacy groups from Indonesia and Timor-Leste

*** english description below ***

In Indonesien und Timor-Leste (Osttimor) begangene Menschenrechtsverletzungen erfahren kaum Anerkennung durch den indonesischen Staat, geschweige denn eine angemessene Aufarbeitung. So bleibt das Massaker von 1965/66, bei dem mindestens eine halbe Million Menschen ermordet ... read more

Posted on 02:45 PM in Activities, Human Rights, Human Rights, East Timor, Society & Religion, Society & Religion
Film Screening “Sexy Killers” and Discussion with Siti Maimunah

Film Screening “Sexy Killers” and Discussion with Siti Maimunah


 

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 from 18:30-21:30
at the office of Watch Indonesia!
Urbanstr. 114, 10967 Berlin

 

‘Sexy Killers’ is a controversial independent documentary film showing the links between Indonesian coal and energy companies and the country’s political elite. The film was released online the day before the 2019 Indonesian presidential election and was screened at more than 470 locations throughout Indonesia. This 86 minute film offers a different way of looking at coal extraction, bringing together politics, ecology, capitalism, colonialism and ... read more

Posted on 02:29 PM in Activities, Indonesia, Environment & Climate
(Deutsch) Ausstellung: Timor Leste – 20 Jahre Referendum, 13. – 30.3.2019

(Deutsch) Ausstellung: Timor Leste – 20 Jahre Referendum, 13. – 30.3.2019


Sorry, this entry is not available in English.
German version

Posted on 01:37 AM in Activities, Elections & Political Parties, Human Rights, East Timor, State- & Nation-Building
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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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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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(Bahasa Indonesia) Lola Amaria Keliling Jerman dengan Film ‘Lima’

(Bahasa Indonesia) Lola Amaria Keliling Jerman dengan Film ‘Lima’


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Indonesian version

Posted on 08:40 PM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Deutsch) Watch! Indonesia – indonesische Filmreihe im BABYLON, Berlin-Mitte

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


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German version

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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