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(Deutsch) Zwielichtige Geschäfte mit Suharto

(Deutsch) Zwielichtige Geschäfte mit Suharto


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Posted on 04:47 AM in "In the Spotlight", Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Publications
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(Bahasa Indonesia) Lepaskan Dikotomi Parpol

(Bahasa Indonesia) Lepaskan Dikotomi Parpol


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Posted on 09:16 AM in democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Elections & Political Parties, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Joint letter on UPM-Kymenne’s cooperation with APRIL

Joint letter on UPM-Kymenne’s cooperation with APRIL


December 20th, 2006

To:
Jussi Pesonen
President & CEO
UPM-Kymmene Oyj                                               

Dear Jussi Pesonen,

We, the undersigned citizens’ organisations, are deeply concerned about UPM-Kymmene’s on-going supplying of pulp from Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL). APRIL’s operations in Riau Province, Indonesia, are causing irreplaceable destruction of nature and social problems.

UPM has been involved with APRIL nearly ten years. During this time main problems of APRIL’s operations — supplying fibre from natural forests, large-scale conversion of rainforests for pulp ... read more

Posted on 04:14 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Indonesien ist der größte Palmölproduzent der Erde

(Deutsch) Indonesien ist der größte Palmölproduzent der Erde


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Posted on 09:04 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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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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Don’t Hang Banners, But Ban Corruption

Don’t Hang Banners, But Ban Corruption


29 June 2006

By Alex Flor

„I can’t recall how I got out here, but somehow I did. I was sleeping when it happened,” says Pak Ridwan (not his real name), standing in front of a heap of rubble that once has been his house. He and his wife had no injuries when they found themselves outside their house after it collapsed. Others were less lucky. Six people, amongst them two children, lost their lives in this small village near ... read more

Posted on 06:48 AM in Disasters, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Environment & Climate
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(Bahasa Indonesia) Muhibah Tanpa Lampu Aladin

(Bahasa Indonesia) Muhibah Tanpa Lampu Aladin


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Posted on 03:07 PM in democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Deutsch) Deutsche Bank als „financial advisor“

(Deutsch) Deutsche Bank als „financial advisor“


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Posted on 05:20 PM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Concerns regarding the United Fiber System pulpmill and wood chip mill in Indonesian Borneo (South Kalimantan)

Concerns regarding the United Fiber System pulpmill and wood chip mill in Indonesian Borneo (South Kalimantan)


common NGO letter, 21 November 2005

To:
Raiffeisen Zentralbank
z.H. Gen.Dir. Dr. Walter Rothensteiner
Am Stadtpark 9
A-1030 Wien

walter.rothensteiner@rzb.at
andreas.ecker@rzb.at

To:
Andritz AG
z.H. CEO Dr. Wolfgang Leitner
Stattegger Straße 18
A-8045 Graz

wolfgang.leitner@andritz.com
michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

Re: Concerns regarding the United Fiber System pulpmill and wood chip mill in Indonesian Borneo (South Kalimantan)

Dear Mr. Leitner and Mr. Rothensteiner,

We, the undersigned, are deeply concerned about the involvement of your respective companies in the proposed construction of a huge pulp mill and of ... read more

Posted on 01:31 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Call for an immediate moratorium on EU incentives for agrofuels, EU imports of agrofuels and EU agroenergy monocultures

Call for an immediate moratorium on EU incentives for agrofuels, EU imports of agrofuels and EU agroenergy monocultures


27 June 2005

The undersigned call for an immediate moratorium on EU incentives for agrofuels and agroenergy from large-scale monocultures including tree plantations and a moratorium on EU imports of such agrofuels. This includes the immediate suspension of all targets, incentives such as tax breaks and subsidies which benefit agrofuels from large-scale monocultures, including financing through carbon trading mechanisms, international development aid or loans from international finance organisations such as the World Bank. This call also responds to ... read more

Posted on 02:13 AM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Environment & Climate
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