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Archive for March 2008

“Bank Dunia tidak Legitimate bicara tentang Kemiskinan”

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Kritik atas Pandangan Country Director Bank Dunia untuk Indonesia, Joachim von Amsberg tentang Subsidi BBM dalam APBN 2008

Press Release: Institute for National and Democratic Studies
No. 03/pressrelease/i/sekre.indies/III/2008

Kritik Country Director Bank Dunia untuk Indonesia, Joachim von Amsberg terhadap subsidi BBM dalam APBN 2008 yang meningkat tiga kali lipat dari APBN tahun 2007 adalah adalah pandangan yang menjebak. Anjuran untuk dengan mencabut subsidi BBM dan mengalihkannya ke pembangunan infrastruktur atau proyek-proyek adalah kamuflase untuk memaksa Indonesia mempertahankan kebijakan-kebijakan neoliberal. Padahal, kebijakan-kebijakan itulah yang telah menyebabkan rakyat Indonesia terjebak dalam kesengsaraan. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 26, 2008 at 6:38 pm

The World Bank is incapable to talk on Poverty!

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Criticism to the Opinion of the Country Director of World Bank Indonesia, Joachim von Amsberg on Oil Subsidy in National Budget 2008

Press Release of Institute for National and Democratic Studies
No. 03/pressrelease/e/sekre.indies/III/2008

Criticism of Country Director of World Bank Indonesia, Joachim von Amsberg to the oil subsidies national budget (APBN) 2008 is a trapping sight. Fomentation for removing the oil and transfers it to infrastructure project is camouflage to force Indonesia maintains neoliberal policies. Whereas, the neoliberal policies is main caused of Indonesian misery. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 26, 2008 at 6:36 pm

Hundreds of journalists forced into exile in five years since start of US-led invasion of Iraq

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Iraq–19 March 2008

The first-ever detailed report on the plight of Iraqi journalists who have been forced into exile was released by Reporters Without Borders today, the eve of the fifth anniversary of the start of the US-led invasion of Iraq. Most of these journalists fled to Jordan or Syria after receiving threats or surviving murder attempts. Hundreds are trying to live a normal life again in Amman or Damascus, or in some cases in cities in Europe and North America. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 23, 2008 at 8:08 pm

Anti-War Protest in March 2008

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Anti-war demonstrators march through downtown San Francisco, Wednesday, March 19, 2008. Demonstrations in San Francisco are part of a day of nationwide protests to mark the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.(AP Photo/George Nikitin) Read the rest of this entry »

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March 20, 2008 at 5:02 am

For Immediate Release: Activists Face Charges for Nonviolent Expression

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Indonesia: Free Peaceful Protesters in Papua
Activists Face Charges for Nonviolent Expression

(London, March 19, 2008) – The Indonesian government should order the immediate release of nine Papua activists arrested for displaying the Papuan Morning Star flag, Human Rights Watch said today. All charges against them should be dropped. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 20, 2008 at 4:32 am

Sindikat Perdagangan Manusia ke Irak Digerebek Polisi

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KOMPAS, Minggu, 18 November 2007

Jakarta, Kompas – Tim polisi dari Badan Reserse Kriminal Mabes Polri, Jumat (16/11) pagi, menggerebek sebuah rumah yang digunakan untuk menampung tenaga kerja ilegal. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 20, 2008 at 4:04 am

Posted in Iraq Wars, Kliping, Migran

Indonesian MW employed in Iraq’s US Military Camp

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At least, 72 Indonesian Migrant Workers (IMW) illegally employed in US military camp in Iraq. Government didn’t have information on their condition.

(Jakarta, Oct 2007)—Department of Foreign Affairs tries to have consular access to 72 Indonesian Migrant Workers (IMW) that been employed by US military authorities in Camp Victoria, Baghdad, Iraq. The Indonesian government also try to call US embassy in Jakarta, Cameron R. Hume to clarify the condition of 72 IMW that reported been hold by US military in Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 20, 2008 at 4:00 am

Posted in Iraq Wars, Migran