Category - Indonesia

  • February 27, 2010

    The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) has urged the Obama administration not to offer increased US military assistance to Indonesia, given the dire human rights situation there.

  • December 26, 2009

    Countries across the Indian Ocean have marked the fifth anniversary of the Asian tsunami which killed almost 250,000 people, rendered many more homeless, and left properties and businesses devastated.

  • October 6, 2009

    The Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) is today launching radio and TV appeals for public funds to help those affected by the earthquakes and typhoons that struck last week.

  • October 4, 2009

    Having launched an Indonesian and Philippines Emergency Appeal on Thursday 1 October, the development agency Christian Aid has already set aside £100,000 for partners with whom it works in Indonesia.

  • October 2, 2009

    The UK-based international development agency, Christian Aid, has launched an emergency appeal for victims of the Indonesian earthquake. Its partner agencies in the country have already sent emergency task forces to the affected area.

  • October 1, 2009

    The number of recorded victims of a powerful earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra yesterday is increasing rapidly and now exceeds 500. International aid and development organisations are gearing up for action

  • September 21, 2009

    A new Indonesian bylaw which endorses stoning to death for adultery and caning of up to 100 lashes for homosexuality should be repealed immediately, international human rights organisations have declared.

  • April 8, 2009

    The human rights situation in West Papua continues to deteriorate seriously in the run-up to Indonesia’s general election, says the Australian-based Institute for Papuan Advocacy & Human Rights.

  • February 18, 2009

    East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) and three dozen other organizations have urged US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton not to assist the Indonesian military and or intelligence agencies.

  • July 28, 2008

    An Indonesian religious leader has told a visiting World Council of Churches delegation that Christians in his country see the US Democratic Party presidential candidate, Barack Obama, as a sign of hope.