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Open Letter: Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Monday, 26 July 2010, 11:28 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee would like to wish you well for your forthcoming deliberations at the 41st Pacific Island Forum in Port Vila, Vanuatu. More >>

Open Letter To Murray McCully

Monday, 12 July 2010, 9:30 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee believes that recent events in West Papua offer an opportunity for New Zealand to become part of a process of positive change. More >>

New Protests At Auckland Shops Selling Kwila

Friday, 29 January 2010, 4:22 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee and activists from Rainforest Action will demonstrate outside the premises of ‘Devon Lifestyle’ at 308 Ti Rakau Drive, East Tamaki, at 12 noon on Saturday 30 January. More >>

Tamil asylum seekers welcome

Thursday, 21 January 2010, 9:43 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee applauds the Government’s humanitarian decision to accept some 13 of the Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers previously held on board the Oceanic Viking in Indonesian waters. At the same time IHRC urges the Government ... More >>

West Papua: Dialogue Needed Between NZ and Jakarta

Thursday, 24 December 2009, 10:21 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee is calling on Prime Minister John Key and Foreign Minister Murray McCully to support the calls for dialogue to avert further tension and violence in West Papua. More >>

NZ should insist Indo backs justice for Balibo 5

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 9:35 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

A former Indonesian officer, Gatot Purwanto, has just made a dramatic revelation confirming that Indonesian Special forces killed the Balibo Five journalists in cold blood. Mr Purwanto, a retired colonel, is the first senior Indonesian military figure ... More >>

NZ should support Balibo war crimes investigation

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 12:34 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Media Release: Australia’s Balibo war crimes investigation welcomed and NZ Government urged to support it and challenge Indonesia to come to the party. The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has written to the Attorney General and the Minister of Foreign ... More >>

Call for address human rights in West Papua

Monday, 6 July 2009, 12:12 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has written individually to the 16 Pacific Island Heads of Government to urge them to make West Papua a priority for discussion and action at the August Pacific Islands Forum in Cairns. “West Papuan people must ... More >>

Super Fund Should Not Support Unethical Investment

Friday, 17 October 2008, 10:35 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

National leader John Key advocates that the Super Fund invests in up to 40% New Zealand companies. A good place to start would be by cleaning out deeply unethical international investments. More >>

Indonesia Human Rights Committee On Super Fund

Thursday, 16 October 2008, 12:26 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

If the Super Fund invests more locally it should first clean out unethical international investments More >>

Super Fund fails the ethical investment test

Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 10:23 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

It is absurd to hear  the Super Fund’s Chairman David May claiming  that the Fund is investing responsibly and in a manner that upholds New Zealand’s reputation as a ‘global citizen’. More >>

Goff Called On To Stop Repression in West Papua

Friday, 26 September 2008, 9:09 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

25 September, 2008: Minister Phil Goff asked to take action on repression of peaceful dissent in West Papua More >>

Divestment Urged on CFIs

Friday, 12 September 2008, 11:29 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has written to five of the Crown Financial Institutes (CFIs) and to the Minister of Finance calling on each of them to follow the example of the Norway Government Pension Fund and divest from Freeport McMoran Inc and Rio ... More >>

West Papua and the Pacific Islands Forum

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 9:46 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has written to each of the Heads of Government of the Pacific Island Forum Nations ahead of their annual meeting next week. IHRC is calling on the Forum leaders to prioritise the issue of Indonesian-ruled West ... More >>

Breaking the spell of impunity

Sunday, 10 August 2008, 11:45 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

There is strong support for bringing to justice the Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for crimes against humanity, but Indonesia's grave Timor-Leste crimes have a lower priority. More >>

Big advance in the campaign against kwila imports

Monday, 28 July 2008, 2:53 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has been informed by Harvey Norman Stores NZ that the furniture chain will no longer import and sell products made from kwila. Spokesperson Maire Leadbeater said that her organisation was delighted with the news ... More >>

Protest at the sale of furniture made from Kwila

Saturday, 29 March 2008, 1:25 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Indonesia Human Rights Committee and supporters will carry out a demonstration close to the Harvey Norman furniture store in the Supa Centre, Manukau, Ronwood Ave: 12 Noon Saturday 29 March.  At the conclusion of the demonstration the letter below ... More >>

West Papua flag to mark Independece Day

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 2:18 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

West Papua flag to be raised to mark Independence Day and a Seminar on Human Rights in ASEAN will follow More >>

Balibo journalists' deaths: Coronial Inquest

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 9:52 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

On November 16 in Sydney the NSW Coroner, Dorelle Pinch, is scheduled to release her judgment in the inquest held earlier this year into the deaths of the five Australian based journalists at Balibo in East Timor in 1975. One of the five, photographer ... More >>

NZ Called To Act On HR Abuses In West Papua

Tuesday, 6 November 2007, 9:23 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The arrest and detention of Iwanggin Sabar Olif, Elsham human rights worker in West Papua, is causing great concern to Indonesian and international human rights groups. Mr Olif is understood to be facing charges in relation to an innocuous text message ... More >>

   

 

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