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Time for Indonesia to act to cool rising Indo-Pacific temperatures

Jakarta   ●   Thu, June 2, 2022 Endy Bayuni (The Jakarta Post) The temperature in the Indo-Pacific region is rising, not only because of global warming but more because of the increasing tensions between the United States and China. … Les meir

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Central Java: Villagers protest government mine

Crackdown on villagers highlights heavy hand of Indonesia’s ‘strategic’ projects by Hans Nicholas Jong on 14 February 2022 – news-mongabay.com Banner-image The heavy-handed arrest of 67 people, including 13 children, by police in Indonesia has shone a spotlight on long-simmering opposition to … Les meir

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Indonesia: In Trouble with COVID Variants – And with Some Conspiracies

Hundreds of vaccinated Indonesian medical workers contract COVID-19, as hospitals approach breaking point By Natasya Salim and Hellena Souisa Posted 19. June 2021 – abc.net.au When COVID-19 hit Indonesia last year, Ike Sri Redjeki saw a critical need.  Key points: There has been a post-Eid surge … Les meir

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The Green Economic Growth program for Papua cancels – Shame on the UK!

Exclusive: UK cancels «highly effective» green program in Indonesia By William Worley // 15 June 2021 – devex.com Environment & Natural Resources Funding Trade & Policy United Kingdom Indonesia The U.K. government is cutting a “highly effective” green growth program designed to prevent … Les meir

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May Day in Indonesia – Demonstrations and Protests Against the Government’s New Labor Law!

Workers protest Indonesia’s labor law in May Day rallies Marches see lower attendance due to coronavirus restrictions By Niniek Karmini and Andi Jatmiko, Associated PressPublished: May 1, 2021 JAKARTA, Indonesia — Workers in Indonesia marked international labor day on Saturday with significantly … Les meir

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Again and Again – New Season of Burning Down Indonesia!

Peatland on fire again as burning season starts in Indonesia by Hans Nicholas Jong on 16 March 2021 – mongabay.com Indonesia’s annual fire season has started again, with hotspots detected in 10 provinces. Some of the fires have been detected in protected … Les meir

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Land-grab Protests in Indonesia Against Big Capital – A Never Ending Story!

‘Hungry’ palm oil, pulpwood firms behind Indonesia land-grab spike: Report by Hans Nicholas Jong on 15 February 2021 – news.mongabay.com Land conflicts in Indonesia escalated in 2020, with palm oil and pulpwood companies taking advantage of movement restrictions to expand aggressively, according … Les meir

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The Bloody Investment of Big Banks for Big Companies Kills People and Environment!

These banks are sponsoring land theft and murder Ibu Nurhayana lives in a small community on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. She is the mother of a daughter – and of a son, too – but he was murdered by henchmen … Les meir

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Støtt arbeidarar i Indonesia – Stopp regjeringa sine åtak!

Indonesia: Stopp regjeringens nye arbeidslivslover! I partnerskap med disse fagforeningene — FPPI, SP JICT and FBTPI — som sammen med andre folkebevegelser har dannet Indonesian Labor with the People Movement (GEBRAK)   Arbeiderne i Indonesia står opp mot forsøk fra … Les meir

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Protests in Iraq and Indonesia

Western threats split protests in Iraq Anti-corruption protests in Iraq last year (Pic: PA) Tue 28 Jan 2020 – socialistworker.co.uk Tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Friday of last week to demand the withdrawal of … Les meir

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