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Indonesia's Election and Environmental Political Agenda

By: Khalisah Khalid, WALHI

Although not expected, the result has indeed been predictable. Out of the total House of Representatives candidates, less than 7 percent have the required capacity, leadership, commitment, and integrity on environmental and human rights issues.

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Indonesian indigenous groups fight climate change with GPS mapping

Tribal rights advocates and rainforest defenders are using community mapmaking to protect ancestral land
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Australian Greens Call on Government to Grant Sanctuary to West Papuans

Australian Greens Senator, Dr Richard Di Natale, today called for the Australian Government to immediately offer sanctuary to three West Papuans.

Markus Jerewon, Yuvensius Goo and Rofinus Yanggam entered the Australian Consulate in Bali last night and have released an open letter to the APEC leaders currently meeting in Bali.
 

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Celebrating The Indonesia Green Party's (Sarekat Hijau Indonesia) inauguration!

The Asia Pacific Greens Network celebrates The Indonesia Green Party's (Sarekat Hijau Indonesia) inauguration on June 5, 2012 in Bandung, Indonesia!

The Indonesia Green Party joins the world’s fastest growing political family - the Greens - and as an official member of the Global Greens and Asia Pacific Greens Network (APGN) The Indonesia Green Party is founded on the principles of: 

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SHI statement at Global Greens 3rd Congress 2012

Good morning my Greens colleagues, ladies and gentlemen.

It has been a great privilege for me to be with you here in the land of Africa.

Listening to your speech and sharing, such as from Dorothy Tekwie of Papua New Guinea and Ma of Nigeria, being women leaders in male-dominated environment, very much remind me of our struggle in Indonesia. We have come along way to assert equality.

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SUSPEND MILITARY TIES WITH INDONESIA: GREENS

Australian Greens Senator and spokesperson on West Papua, Richard Di Natale, is calling on the Australian government to suspend military cooperation with Indonesia.

Last night the Indonesian military (TNI) opened fire on the third West Papuan People’s Congress, arrested community leaders and hundreds more. There are reports from a single witness of nine delegates shot while trying to flee.

“This is the latest in a series of escalating acts of repression by the Indonesian military in West Papua,” said Senator Di Natale.

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APGN Statement on 10/19/2011 Third Papuan Congress and Indonesia state forces conflict

The Asia Pacific Greens Network

Demands that all parties involved in the Third Papuan Congress and Indonesia state forces conflict, which erupted on 10/19/2011, commit to nonviolence, participatory democracy, social justice, and human rights.

 

The incident:

On October 19, 2011 Indonesian military forces violently intervened in the Third Papuan Congress’ meeting, at least six congress participants are reported dead and dozens of people including the congress organisers were arrested due to this intervention.

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World Economic Forum East Asia in Jakarta, news reports

Dear all,

These are coverage in English newspaper on our activity during World Economic Forum East Asia in Jakarta

Best,

Yuyun Harmono

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NGOs: Economic Neo-Liberalism Hurts the People

Fidelis E. Satriastanti | June 15, 2011

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/nvironment/ngos-economic-neo-liberalism-hurts-the-people/446988

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Indonesia Green Union (SHI): Peat program

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