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Aufruf zur Unterschriftenaktion: Der Massenmord von 1965 in Indonesien muss staatlich anerkannt und aufgearbeitet werden!

Aufruf zur Unterschriftenaktion: Der Massenmord von 1965 in Indonesien muss staatlich anerkannt und aufgearbeitet werden!


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Free and Unrestricted Access to Papua!

Free and Unrestricted Access to Papua!


29 April 2015

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Founder: Carmel Budiardjo
 

Mr Joko Widodo
President of the Republic of Indonesia
Jl. Veteran No. 16
Jakarta Pusat
INDONESIA
 

Dear Mr President,

I am writing to you on behalf ... read more

Posted on 02:29 AM in Activities, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Press Freedom, Publications
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Französischen Journalisten und einheimischem Anführer droht Strafverfolgung in Papua

Französischen Journalisten und einheimischem Anführer droht Strafverfolgung in Papua


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Posted on 05:28 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Press Freedom, Publications
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Parlament, entreiß’ uns nicht unser Wahlrecht!

Parlament, entreiß’ uns nicht unser Wahlrecht!


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Posted on 07:15 AM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications
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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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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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Handeln ist gefragt!

Handeln ist gefragt!


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Posted on 02:40 AM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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FGM in Indonesia: Don’t trivialize it – protect girls from it!

FGM in Indonesia: Don’t trivialize it – protect girls from it!


30 January 2014

 

Each year the genitals of two million Indonesian girls are cut

Terre des Femmes, Kalyanamitra and Watch Indonesia! demand that the President and the Health Minister of Indonesia follow the international agreements signed by Indonesia and implement national laws to end FGM in Indonesia.

In 2006 the Indonesian government banned the practice of female genital mutilation. However in 2010 the ban was contradicted through the publishing of an advisory for medical professionals ... read more

Posted on 02:17 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion
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Europe’s agrofuels vote fails on food sovereignty, rights and climate

Europe’s agrofuels vote fails on food sovereignty, rights and climate


13 September 2013

Joint statement by DTE, 11.11.11, Misereror, Watch Indonesia! and WALHI

A crucial vote on agrofuels in the European Parliament on September 11th has failed to fix a flawed policy which is driving deforestation, landgrabbing, human rights abuses and undermining communities’ food sovereignty in producer countries like Indonesia.

Members of the European Parliament set a 6% cap on the use of agrofuels (land-based biofuels) to meet Europe’s demand for fuel – currently, Europe’s agrofuel consumption is 4.7%. This ... read more

Posted on 09:04 PM in Agro Fuels, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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