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In Indonesia, the peasant struggle of Kendeng

In Indonesia, the peasant struggle of Kendeng


open Democracy, 11 July 2017

www.opendemocracy.net/alice-sakasi/in-indonesia-peasant-struggle-of-kendeng

by Alice Sakasi

„We are ‘orang desa’ (country people), far from big cities. Maybe it’s hard for you to imagine that we work close to the earth, outside and sweating from morning until night.“

Mbak Gunarti, one of the women leaders of the peasant struggle of Kendeng came back last month to Indonesia, in the island of Java where she lives among her Samin people, after having spent several weeks in Germany. There she ... read more

Posted on 11:38 PM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Deutsch) Arbeitslose Intellektuelle stören Indonesiens Wirtschaft

(Deutsch) Arbeitslose Intellektuelle stören Indonesiens Wirtschaft


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German version

Posted on 09:29 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Indonesian farmer joins May 1 rally to protest German cement

Indonesian farmer joins May 1 rally to protest German cement


Deutsche Welle, 01 May 2017

http://p.dw.com/p/2cBcp

by Ben Knight

Indonesians took part in the annual May 1 demonstrations in Berlin to protest the destruction of their livelihoods by HeidelbergCement. The German cement company denies their new plant will do environmental damage.

The May 1 protests in Berlin are more than a violent free-for-all for angry leftists. In fact, the traditional demonstrations in Germany’s capital attract a kaleidoscope of flags representing a welter of causes.

On Monday, the banner-wielding trade unionists, black-clad anarchists, ... read more

Posted on 10:56 PM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Bahasa Indonesia) Petani Samin Sampai ke Jerman

(Bahasa Indonesia) Petani Samin Sampai ke Jerman


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Indonesian version

Posted on 10:24 PM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Deutsch) „Samin vs Semen“ (Film und Diskussion in zehn Städten)

(Deutsch) „Samin vs Semen“ (Film und Diskussion in zehn Städten)


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German version

Posted on 11:13 PM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Press Releases, Publications, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Interview: André Graff über Wasserversorgung in Indonesien

(Deutsch) Interview: André Graff über Wasserversorgung in Indonesien


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Posted on 02:01 PM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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French bank backs out of financing Indonesian coal plant

French bank backs out of financing Indonesian coal plant


In the spotlight, 10 January 2017 

by Yvonne Kunz

For the first time at the Conference of the Parties (COP) in Bali 2007 and again with the ratification of the Paris Agreement, Indonesia has pledged to take serious emission reduction actions. As one of the biggest emitters worldwide, the pledge is to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 29 per cent by 2030, and up to 41 per cent with foreign support including technology and finance. The main contributors to toxic ... read more

Posted on 03:53 PM in "In the Spotlight", Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Investitionen sind wichtig, Menschenrechte und Scharia sind egal

(Deutsch) Investitionen sind wichtig, Menschenrechte und Scharia sind egal


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Posted on 04:15 AM in democracy, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Justice, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Judiciary & Administration, Publications, Society & Religion
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Watchdog Asks KPK to Probe $70m Dubious Working Trips by House Members

Watchdog Asks KPK to Probe $70m Dubious Working Trips by House Members


In the spotlight, 17 May 2016

by Alex Flor

Unnecessary state visits by delegations of the Indonesian Parliament have more than once been targeted by Watch Indonesia! and other organizations through protest actions and reporting. Now the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has been asked to investigate on these tourist trips.

read more:

www.watchindonesia.org/II_2_12/SUARA_2012_2.pdf, S. 5
www.watchindonesia.org/II_3_12/SUARA_2012_3_komplett.pdf, S. 15
www.watchindonesia.org/14177/schwarze-magie-lehren-aus-europa?lang=de
www.watchindonesia.org/13502/tolak-studi-banding-dpr-ke-jerman?lang=ID

Jakarta Globe, 15 May 2016

jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/watchdog-asks-kpk-probe-70m-dubious-working-trips-house-members

Watchdog Asks KPK to Probe $70m Dubious Working ... read more

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(Deutsch) Keine Regenwaldzerstörung für Palmölplantagen

(Deutsch) Keine Regenwaldzerstörung für Palmölplantagen


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Posted on 01:16 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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