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Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’ (47 found)

Week 33: 2010 Election Watch (19-25 October)


  • SPDC authorities in Rangoon arrested at least two Buddhist monks who were handing out pamphlets protesting the election near the Shwedagon pagoda.
  • People put up anti-election leaflets and posters in Myitkyina, Kachin State, and in Kyainnseikyi Township, Karen State […]
October 27, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Indonesia: Press For Justice in Burma

The Indonesian government should publicly support the establishment of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry for Burma, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa.

“Indonesia should show leadership among Asian nations in supporting accountability efforts for serious human rights abuses committed by all parties in Burma” […]

October 14, 2010  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Regional efforts needed to push for democracy

[…] Experts and Myanmarese activists agreed during a discussion here on Wednesday that Indonesia, which would chair ASEAN next year, should use its chairmanship to form an agenda on Myanmar, which was scheduled to conduct widely anticipated elections in November.

They also said that through ASEAN, Indonesia should ask for assistance from China and India to put more pressure on the military rulers in Myanmar.

Burma Partnership coordinator Khin Ohmar said there were some problems in expecting China and India to join pro-democracy efforts […]

September 30, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 20: 2010 Election Watch (20-26 July)


  • The Union Solidarity and Development Party gave the Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State 50 million kyat (US$52,814) as a start-up election fund […]

July 28, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Lawmakers Urged to Boycott Results Of Upcoming Polls in Junta-Led Burma

Burmese pro-democracy activists have called on Indonesian human rights organizations and the House of Representatives to denounce this year’s elections in the military-run state […]

May 30, 2010  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

AIPMC Serukan Boikot Pemilu Myanmar

Kaukus Myan­mar DPR RI menyerukan semua pihak untuk memboikot dan tidak mengakui hasil pemilu Myanmar. Seruan ini tercantum dalam pernyataan sikap yang dikeluarkan ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) Jakarta Chapter, yang diterima SH, Kamis […]

May 29, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Indonesian Foreign Minister’s Trip Should Promote Rights

Indonesia’s foreign minister should stress to Burma’s military government that drastic reforms are needed if the elections this year are to be credible, Human Rights Watch said in a letter today to Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, who is visiting Burma on March 30 […]

March 28, 2010  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤