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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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Petani Samin Sampai ke Jerman

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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Kelompok Aktifis di Jerman Siapkan Aksi Protes untuk Heidelberg Cement

Kelompok Aktifis di Jerman Siapkan Aksi Protes untuk Heidelberg Cement


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Indonesian version

Posted on 09:25 PM in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Heraus zum 1. Mai! HeidelbergCement raus aus dem Kendeng-Gebirge!

Heraus zum 1. Mai! HeidelbergCement raus aus dem Kendeng-Gebirge!


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German version

Posted on 11:05 PM in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Press Releases, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch's Press Releases & Statements
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„Samin vs Semen“ (Film und Diskussion in zehn Städten)

„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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Letter to Asia Pulp & Paper: PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)

Letter to Asia Pulp & Paper: PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)


17 March 2017

www.watchindonesia.org/wp-content/uploads/20170317-letter-to-APP-on-PT-BRS.pdf

Association with new suppliers in Bangka Belitung, PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (BRS)

A group of nearly 60 Indonesian and international NGOs sent today a letter to APP director, Linda Wijaya, to express concern regarding a new possible supplier, PT. Bangun Rimba Sejahtera (PT BRS).

According to a recent NGO report, the company has a concession laying up to 85% on land used by local communities for their livelihoods. The report suggests that 100,000 people in West Bangka ... read more

Posted on 09:57 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Oberstes Gericht bestätigt Räumung des Armenviertels Bukit Duri

Oberstes Gericht bestätigt Räumung des Armenviertels Bukit Duri


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German version

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Interview: André Graff über Wasserversorgung in Indonesien

Interview: André Graff über Wasserversorgung in Indonesien


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German version

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Update: Kreativer Widerstand gegen geplante Zementvorhaben in Zentraljava geht weiter

Update: Kreativer Widerstand gegen geplante Zementvorhaben in Zentraljava geht weiter


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German version

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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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