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Refugees in Indonesia: Lingering in Permanent Limbo?

Refugees in Indonesia: Lingering in Permanent Limbo?


by Annika Püfke and Antje Missbach

In December 2021, for the fourth time within the last two years, Indonesian authorities saw themselves forced to facilitate a rescue mission to save 105 Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, from deadly danger at sea. Having fled persecution in Myanmar and then become stuck in refugee camps in Bangladesh, the Rohingya had suffered perilous conditions for more than a month, trapped on an unseaworthy boat and insufficiently equipped ... read more

Posted on 04:44 PM in Activities, democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications
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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 on 02:52 PM in Activities, joint position papers, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Position Papers, Press Freedom, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Society & Religion
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New Deadline 18.4 + Authors Wanted for a Dossier on Urban Transformation

New Deadline 18.4 + Authors Wanted for a Dossier on Urban Transformation


+++ NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS 15th of April 2022 +++ 

To increase awareness and knowledge of the topic of Urban Transformation in the Climate Crisis, we are planning a dossier of relatively short articles.  For example, we are interested in contributions on the following questions/topic areas with reference to either Jakarta or Berlin, but are also open to other topic suggestions:

– What are future visions for climate-neutral or climate-friendly cities?

– Urban lifestyle: What forms of urban lifestyle are sustainable – in ... read more

Posted on 08:19 PM in Activities, Projects
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Information Materials Urban Transformation

Information Materials Urban Transformation


In 2021, Watch Indonesia! e.V. produced a flyer and poster as part of the Urban Transformation in Indonesia and Germany project. The materials are the result of several rounds of talks and interviews. On request, the flyer is also available as a print version, in addition to other materials of the association.

Urban transformation is an ongoing process in which social and ecological change are inseparable. Therefore, the participation of as many people as possible ... read more

Posted on 01:49 PM in Activities, Information and Analysis, Projects
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Neue Publikation: Themenheft Demokratie in Indonesien und Timor-Leste 2021

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


Posted on 01:26 PM in Activities, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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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 on 11:36 AM in Activities, democracy, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Press Freedom, Regional Conflicts
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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, 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 limited ... read more

Posted on 04:55 PM in Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua
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(Deutsch) Gegenanträge: Jahreshauptversammlung von HeidelbergCement am 6. Mai 2021

(Deutsch) Gegenanträge: Jahreshauptversammlung von HeidelbergCement am 6. Mai 2021


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Posted on 10:35 AM in Activities, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Environment & Climate
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(Deutsch) Hannover Messe: Kein Wirtschaftswachstum um jeden Preis in Indonesien

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


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Posted on 10:25 AM in Activities, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Indonesia, Recent Activities, Press Releases, Publications
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(Deutsch) Hannover Messe: Kein Wirtschaftswachstum um jeden Preis in Indonesien

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


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