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By: Indonesia Human Rights  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Human Rights, Charter Boats, Media Centre

Java

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Indonesia Human Rights Committee,
Box 68-419,
Auckland.

22 September, 2011

Jenny Wood
MAF
PO Box 1020
Wellington 6140

Submission to Ministerial Inquiry into use and operation of Foreign Charter Vessels

Introduction
The Indonesia Human Rights Committee (IHRC) has been deeply concerned about the parlous situation of many Indonesian fishermen who are contracted to serve on foreign Charter boats in New Zealand [..]

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Monday, March 14th, 2011

Strange Birds Of Paradise
Words: Angelique Kasmara
Imagine a secret war conducted on your doorstep. And not just any war, but one which pits stone-age farmers with bows and arrows against M-16s, tanks and fighter jets. In which over 100,000 men, women and [..]

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Saturday, February 5th, 2011

By Maire Leadbeater, Pacific Media Centre
28 January, 2011
My introduction to West Papua was flying for many kilometres over the vast grey tailings deposition area created by the infamous Freeport McMoran gold and copper mine.
The flight from Bali to the capital, Jayapura, stopped briefly at Freeport’s  Mozes Kilangin Airport, in  Timika.  The mine has brought immense [..]

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Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

10-14 December 2010

Impunity is like a ‘virus’
IHRC was very pleased to welcome Rusdi Marpaung as our guest at a seminar following our AGM on 11 December, 2010. Rusdi also addressed a public meeting in Whangarei, met with Auckland MPs and attended the Amnesty Aotearoa’s Human Rights Defender Award ceremony.
Rusdi is a Senior researcher with Imparsial—a [..]

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Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

‘Palmed Off’ is a short film by LifeMosaic based on the voices of indigenous people’s in 20 Indonesian communities. All have directly experienced the impacts of oil palm plantations taking over the land that they have lived on and worked on for generations. The community members offer testimonies on the impacts of oil palm plantations [..]

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Sunday, March 14th, 2010

2009 Report on Human Rights Practices: Indonesia
March 11, 2010
Indonesia is a multiparty democracy with a population of approximately 245 million. On July 8, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was reelected president in generally free and fair elections. April 9 legislative elections were complex, but domestic and international observers judged them generally free and fair as well. Civilian [..]

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Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Foreign Affairs Minister Marty Natalegawa
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia
Jl. Pejambon No.6. Jakarta Pusat, 10110
Indonesia
Chris Evans
Minister of Immigration,
Parliament House,
Canberra, ACT 2600,
Australia
14 January, 2010
Dear Ministers,
We are very disturbed by the news that some 246 asylum seekers remain moored at sea off the Indonesian coast in the region of Merak.  As you know [..]

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Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Even now, Indonesians find it difficult to face the traumatic events of the past
Robert Cribb and Michele Ford

Prisoners captured during the Trisula Operation
Photograph taken at the Museum Brawijaya by Vannessa Hearman
In the course of little more than five months from late 1965 to early 1966, anti-communist Indonesians killed about half a million [..]

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Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Despite its growing reputation as an emerging Muslim-majority democracy, Indonesia saw little human rights progress in 2009. In July President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was reelected by a wide margin, providing him the opportunity to take more decisive action against impunity, religious intolerance, and other continuing threats to human rights. At this writing, there is little [..]

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Saturday, February 6th, 2010

As president of Indonesia from 1999 to 2001, the partially blind cleric, known as “Gus Dur”, staunchly defended human rights, ethnic minorities and Indonesia’s secular tradition. At his funeral, the current Indonesian president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, praised him as the “father of multiculturalism and pluralism” who “raised awareness and institutionalised our respect for the diversity [..]

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