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Press Release by AMAN and DTE, Jakarta and London, 17th March, 2014

Civil society organisations in Indonesia and the UK have joined forces to urge their government leaders to protect the rights of indigenous peoples in Indonesia. It is critical that unfinished business on recognising and protecting the rights of an estimated 60-120 million Indonesians are implemented as the country’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono enters the last few months of his second and final term.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Merdeka Palace

The Rt Hon David Cameron, MP
Prime Minister
10 Downing Street

March 17th, 2014

Re:  urgent action on indigenous peoples rights in Indonesia – your role as co-chairs of the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post 2015 Development Agenda



Ministers turn a blind eye to biofuels' devastating impacts

DTE update, 12th December, 2013

December 2013

AMAN is collecting signatures from groups and individuals in Indonesia and internationally in support of a petition for speedy implementation of the Indonesian Constitutional Courts decision 35, 2013. This landmark ruling of May 2013 reaffirms that customary forests are forests located in Indigenous territories and should no longer be considered as state forests.

DTE Call for action on agrofuels, December 2013

We have between now and 12th December 2013 to urge the EU Governments to put forward a strong proposal on how to fix the failing biofuels policy.

If you live in the EU, please help us to support the calls from Indonesia by contacting your Energy Ministers and Prime Ministers/Presidents, by email, phone, letter or Twitter asking them to:

DTE 96-97, December 2013

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Agrofuels: impacts in Indonesia, time for policy change in Europe, DTE Special Edition newsletter