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Environmental activist murdered

Environmental activist murdered


In the spotlight, 28 May 2015

by Alex Flor

Last Saturday we lost a dear friend and colleague. Jopi Peranginangin was brutally killed in downtown Jakarta. He was stabbed to death with a knife or with a bayonette.

The alleged perpetrator is a member of Indonesia’s Navy. Was he just drunk, when he stabbed Jopi to death? Or was it a premediated murder, since Jopi was to release his research on corruption cases on palm oil concessions in June? Nobody ... read more

Posted on 12:39 AM in "In the Spotlight", Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Indonesien: Das schmutzige Geschäft der Palmöl-Produzenten

(Deutsch) Indonesien: Das schmutzige Geschäft der Palmöl-Produzenten


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German version

Posted on 11:17 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Palm Oil and Biofuels Policy Reform

Palm Oil and Biofuels Policy Reform


February 2015

Open Letter to the European Parliament

Dear Members of the European Parliament,

We, the undersigned organisations, as representatives of civil society from across Asia, Africa and Latin America, are seriously concerned about the devastating impact that Europe’s demand for biofuels is having on our forests and millions of our people, and about its significant contribution to rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Soon, you will vote on vital reforms to EU biofuels policy. Unless you take action to ... read more

Posted on 10:33 PM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua

Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua


16 July 2014

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We, the undersigned organizations, are concerned about the serious and ongoing violations of Human Rights that are taking place with impunity in the easternmost provinces of Indonesia Papua and West Papua. The violations of Human Rights have been well-documented (i) and have been brought to the attention of Indonesia during the second round of the UPR process. Thirteen nations made recommendations to Indonesia with regard to the obligation to respect ... read more

Posted on 11:45 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Press Freedom, Publications
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(Deutsch) Eine Reise gegen Landgewinnung auf Bali

(Deutsch) Eine Reise gegen Landgewinnung auf Bali


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German version

Posted on 02:16 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region

(Deutsch) Umwelt und Ressourcen indigener Völker in der Asien-Pazifik Region


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German version

Posted on 01:55 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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(Bahasa Indonesia) PBB Pertanyakan HAM Dan Perampasan Tanah Di Papua Pada Delegasi Indonesia

(Bahasa Indonesia) PBB Pertanyakan HAM Dan Perampasan Tanah Di Papua Pada Delegasi Indonesia


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Indonesian version

Posted on 12:55 AM in Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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UN body questions Indonesia on Papua, land-grabbing and human rights

UN body questions Indonesia on Papua, land-grabbing and human rights


Geneva, 01 May 2014

 

A Joint Press Release by Franciscans International, the International Coalition for Papua, VIVAT International, Watch Indonesia!, and the West Papua Netzwerk

 

On April 30 and May 1st, 2014, the UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights in Geneva assessed the level of implementation of these rights in Indonesia. The review process covered access to health care and education, the problem of land-grabbing, and the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples. In the discussion the Committee showed ... read more

Posted on 05:43 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications
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EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation

EPN welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s commitment on forest restoration and conservation


28 April 2014

Media release

The Environmental Paper Networks (EPN) of Europe and North America cautiously welcome today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) of a plan to work with global and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia.

With its announcement, APP commits to all elements of “The First Test”, a set of Performance Milestones developed by the EPN in September last year (1), to guide the ... read more

Posted on 11:43 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Global Paper Vision

Global Paper Vision


Environmental Paper Network, March 2014

Our Vision

We share a common vision of a forest, pulp and paper industry that contributes to a clean, healthy, just and sustainable future for all life on earth. We seek a world with new consumption patterns that meet the needs of all people while eliminating waste and over-consumption, where paper production is less reliant on virgin fibre and not associated with loss of biodiversity or forests, maximises use of recycled materials, respects ... read more

Posted on 05:17 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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