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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
Grassroots Response to the Impact of 1965 Mass Violence

Grassroots Response to the Impact of 1965 Mass Violence


 

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

Wir laden Sie herzlich ein zu einer Diskussionsveranstaltung mit dem Historiker Dr. Baskara T. Wardaya in den Räumlichkeiten von Watch Indonesia! Baskara untersuchte in zahlreichen Publikationen den innen- und außenpolitischen Kontext der antikommunistischen Massenmorde 1965 in Indonesien. Er zeigte, wie eine neue Wirtschaftsordnung nach der Beseitigung Sukarnos und der Kommunistischen Partei Indonesiens (PKI) das Tor für großangelegte Aktivitäten westlicher Rohstoffunternehmen öffnete. Am Beispiel von Papua ... read more

Posted on 02:16 PM in democracy, History & Overview, History & Overview, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, Politics & Democracy
Berlin: Filmvorführung/Screening of SVET by Kartika Pratiwi

Berlin: Filmvorführung/Screening of SVET by Kartika Pratiwi


Thursday, 18 July 2019, 6.00 pm
at the office of Watch Indonesia!
Urbanstr. 114, 10967 Berlin

SVET, produced and directed by Kartika Pratiwi

In Indonesia, 1965. Suddenly, hundreds of thousands of people were arrested without official warrants. Some returned home, many disappeared forever. Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of children lost their parents. Svetlana, is one of millions of survivors of one of the darkest chapters in Indonesia’s history. She recalls her memories with her loving father who was one of ... read more

Posted on 01:32 PM in democracy, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Society & Religion
Marhaen: An Indonesian Journal from 1980s West Berlin

Marhaen: An Indonesian Journal from 1980s West Berlin


Southeast Asia Library Group (SEALG), May 10, 2019

southeastasianlibrarygroup.wordpress.com

In 2011 the Library of Southeast Asian Studies of Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt acquired the library of the Stiftung Asienhaus (“Foundation Asia House”, then located in Essen, now in Cologne), an association of several German NGOs working on Asia. Among the many uncatalogued materials of this collection we recently found three volumes of a small Indonesian-language leftist journal named Marhaen: Analisa & Berita Bulanan.

This journal was published in ... read more

Posted on 02:33 AM in History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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»Ich will nur, dass du am Leben bist«

»Ich will nur, dass du am Leben bist«


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German version

Posted on 07:07 AM in democracy, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Life, interrupted: Documents from Berlin

Life, interrupted: Documents from Berlin


Jakarta Post, 10 December 2018

www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/12/10/life-interrupted-documents-from-berlin.html

by Katrin Figge

When Pipit Rochijat Kartawidjaja came to West Berlin to study electrical engineering in the early 1970s, he found a city isolated by the Cold War and divided by a wall. It was home to all sorts of creative minds: musicians, artists and student activists.

Foreigners seemed to be strangely attracted to West Berlin, as its isolated status reflected their own state of mind of feeling like an outsider.

Pipit, however, quickly took ... read more

Posted on 12:23 AM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Göttingen: „Indonesien 1965ff. – Die Gegenwart eines Massenmordes“

Göttingen: „Indonesien 1965ff. – Die Gegenwart eines Massenmordes“


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German version

Posted on 03:00 AM in Activities, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Transitional Justice
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Lesung ‘Die Verlorene Heimat’ mit Martin Aleida, 21.-28. November 2017

Lesung ‘Die Verlorene Heimat’ mit Martin Aleida, 21.-28. November 2017


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Posted on 12:36 AM in Activities, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Transitional Justice
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Sein und (Heiligen-)Schein in Indonesien

Sein und (Heiligen-)Schein in Indonesien


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Posted on 12:31 AM in History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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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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