Information Materials Urban Transformation

Information Materials Urban Transformation Information Materials Urban Transformation

Neue Publikation: Themenheft Demokratie in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2021

Neue Publikation: Themenheft Demokratie in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2021 Neue Publikation: Themenheft Demokratie in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2021

Women’s Rights and Violence against Women in Indonesia with a focus on West Papua

Women’s Rights and Violence against Women in Indonesia with a focus on West Papua Women’s Rights and Violence against Women in Indonesia with a focus on West Papua

(Deutsch) Hannover Messe: Kein Wirtschaftswachstum um jeden Preis in Indonesien

(Deutsch) Hannover Messe: Kein Wirtschaftswachstum um jeden Preis in Indonesien (Deutsch) Hannover Messe: Kein Wirtschaftswachstum um jeden Preis in Indonesien

Neue Publikation: Themenheft Menschenrechte in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2020

Neue Publikation: Themenheft Menschenrechte in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2020 Neue Publikation: Themenheft Menschenrechte in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2020

Online Discussion: Indonesia 55 years after Suharto’s seizure of power. End impunity, secure human rights!

Online Discussion: Indonesia 55 years after Suharto’s seizure of power. End impunity, secure human rights! Online Discussion: Indonesia 55 years after Suharto’s seizure of power. End impunity, secure human rights!
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of Indonesia

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of Indonesia


submitted March 2022

https://www.watchindonesia.de/wp-content/uploads/UPR_Submission_Indonesia_-2022_WI_WPN.pdf

 

Human Rights Council
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of Indonesia
4th cycle (7-18 November 2022)

Joint Stakeholders’ Submission by:
Watch Indonesia! e.V.
West Papua Network (WPN)

I. Introduction

  1. This stakeholder report is a joint submission by Watch Indonesia! and the West Papua Network (Westpapua-Netzwerk, WPN). The report highlights key concerns, trends and significant developments in the human rights situation in Indonesia including a particular focus on the region West Papua between June 2017 and March ... read more

Posted in Activities, joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Position Papers, Press Freedom, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Society & Religion

(Deutsch) Dossier: Menschenrechte 2022. Aktuelle Lage in 17 Ländern. Politische Handlungsempfehlungen (Internationale Advocacy Netzwerke)

(Deutsch) Dossier: Menschenrechte 2022. Aktuelle Lage in 17 Ländern. Politische Handlungsempfehlungen (Internationale Advocacy Netzwerke)


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Posted in Activities, joint studies and reports, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications

Climate Killer Concrete – HeidelbergCement, climate protection and human rights

Climate Killer Concrete – HeidelbergCement, climate protection and human rights


When: Thursday, 10 February 2022, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Online by Melanchthon Academy Cologne and in cooperation with the Association of Ethical Shareholders Germany

Recently, the construction industry has come under fire as being particularly damaging to the climate. The cement and concrete industry accounts for six percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. In Germany, HeidelbergCement is the publicly listed company with the highest carbon dioxide emissions after RWE*. Nevertheless, HeidelbergCement`s CEO Dominik von Achten, does not feel that ... read more

Posted in Activities, Campaign, Mining, Environment & Climate

Speak out! – Truth & Justice in Indonesia and Timor-Leste 

Speak out! – Truth & Justice in Indonesia and Timor-Leste 


Film screening and discussion – Monday, 13th December 2021, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. (Jakarta Time) / 7 – 8:30 pm. (Dili Time) / 11am. – 12:30 pm (Berlin Time) by Zoom, in English (Indonesian interpretation will be provided) 

10th of December is International Human Rights Day.

In celebration of this day, we cordially invite you to join our online discussion of the animated documentary shorts: Konta-sai and 8:45 by Asia Justice and Rights and launch of Watch Indonesia ... read more

Posted in Activities, Indonesia, East Timor, Past Events

Contested Urban Spaces in Jakarta and Berlin (Online Event)

Contested Urban Spaces in Jakarta and Berlin (Online Event)


Date: November 30, 2021 11:00-14:00 CET (Berlin) /// 17:00-20:00 WIB (Jakarta)
https://zoom.us/j/98124275712?pwd=ZjlYdHlrUGFGcHpnbDJVQTZFZVlyUT09

Processes of urban transformation are complex and dependent on global and regional conditions. The threat of a global climate catastrophe, a scarcity of resources, or the worsening of social inequality are enormous challenges for any urbanisation and an outspoken desire for a sustainable, social and climate-friendly urban transformation.

As capital and partner cities, Berlin and Jakarta have special roles to play. Will they succeed in meeting the needs of ... read more

Posted in Activities, Indonesia, Project Urban Transformation, Past Events

(Deutsch) Netzwerktreffen im Rahmen des Projekts Urbane Transformation

(Deutsch) Netzwerktreffen im Rahmen des Projekts Urbane Transformation


Posted in Activities, Project Urban Transformation, Environment & Climate

President Widodo Should Revoke Award for Human Rights Violator – Committing Crimes Against Humanity is Not for Celebration

President Widodo Should Revoke Award for Human Rights Violator – Committing Crimes Against Humanity is Not for Celebration


London, New York, Berlin
Saturday 14 August, 2021

President Widodo Should Revoke Award for Human Rights Violator
Committing Crimes Against Humanity is Not for Celebration

TAPOL, ETAN and Watch Indonesia! strongly condemn President Joko Widodo’s decision to grant ‘Bintang Jasa Utama’, one the highest national awards, to Eurico Guterres on Thursday, 12 August 2021.

Guterres, an anti-independence militia leader in Timor-Leste, was one of the key figures who led and participated in a series of massacres and destruction in his homeland prior to ... read more

Posted in Activities, democracy, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Justice, History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Press Releases

Westpapua: Reject Extension of Special Autonomy & Free Victor Yeimo

Westpapua: Reject Extension of Special Autonomy & Free Victor Yeimo


West Papuan people are rejecting the extension and revision of the special autonomy law. In support of a call by West Papuan grassroots organisations, on 25 May 2021 TAPOL and the Papuan People’s Petition (Petisi Rakyat Papua, PRP) hosted a range of West Papuan grassroots organisations and NGOs from around the world to make statements at an online event titled “West Papua: Reject Extension of Special Autonomy and Free Victor Yeimo”. Victor Yeimo is the international spokesperson for PRP who ... read more

Posted in Activities, democracy, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Press Freedom, Regional Conflicts

Call for Papers for a Special Issue “Authoritarianism Reloaded? – Democratic Governance in Indonesia and Timor-Leste” 

Call for Papers for a Special Issue “Authoritarianism Reloaded? – Democratic Governance in Indonesia and Timor-Leste” 


 

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Call for Papers (english)

Call for Paper (bahasa Indonesia)

While Timor-Leste struggles with the realisation of democratic governance some 20 years after independence, numerous indicators point to the decline of democracy in Indonesia. The pandemic exacerbates existing inequalities and strengthens authoritarian tendencies. We we invite experts and civil society actors working for democracy to share their views, analysis and insights on how current political developments in Indonesia and Timor-Leste affect democracy and civil society.

 

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Posted in Activities, democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor

Women’s Rights and Violence against Women in Indonesia with a focus on West Papua

Women’s Rights and Violence against Women in Indonesia with a focus on West Papua


19th May 2021, 11am – 12.30pm (CEST) I 4pm Jakarta Time (WIB), 6pm Jayapura time (WIT)

In English and Bahasa Indonesia with translation

Indonesia is ranked 107th out of 195 countries and regions on the 2020 Gender Development Index. Women’s civil liberties and human rights are neither on the political nor the legal level sufficiently addressed, particularly when it comes to gender
based violence or discrimination. In West Papua, women’s lives are additionally burdened by the ongoing armed conflict as well as ... read more

Posted in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua

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