East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN)
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network/U.S. (ETAN) is a U.S.-based grassroots organization working in solidarity with the peoples of East Timor and Indonesia. ETAN educates, organizes, and advocates for human rights, women’s rights, societal and economic justice, democracy and genuine self-determination in East Timor. ETAN works for justice for historic and ongoing crimes against humanity, war crimes, and human rights violations in East Timor and Indonesia.
Indonesia Human Rights Network
The Indonesia Human Rights Network (IHRN), a new non-governmental organization created by human rights activists, is now working for peace and justice in Indonesia. Through education, grassroots organizing, lobbying in Washington, public education, and press work, IHRN strives to support progress already made by NGOs struggling for democracy in Indonesia. The organization is committed to advocating on behalf of people throughout Indonesia, including ethnic Chinese, indigenous minorities, women, and the peoples of Maluku, Aceh, and Papua. The network actively promotes understanding and interchange between people in the Indonesian archipelago and the United States .
1101 Pennsylvania Ave.
SE Washington DC 20003
Phone: 202-544-1211 or 202-546-0044
Email: ihrn [at] etan [dot] org
Kontras: The Commission for Disappearances and Victims of Violence
The goals of the Commission are: 1. To improve the Indonesian people’s awareness of the importance of human rights, especially regarding freedom from violence and the plight of disappeared people. 2. To struggle for human rights, especially people’s rights to be free from all types of violence and the rights of the disappeared. This will be accomplished by means of advocacy and an ongoing encouragement for accountability. 3. To support consistent change in law and politics that will bring about increased protection of the people from disappearances and violence.
KOWANI, established in 1928, is a federation of 70 nation-wide voluntary women’s organizations with a total of 25 million women throughout its member-organizations. KOWANI’s vision is to act as a striving vehicle for the unity and unanimity of Indonesian women which coordinate women’s potential and also channel their aspirations in creating a peaceful, just and sustainable development at the national, regional and international level.
National Comission on Human Rights — Indonesia
Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia (Komnas HAM)
Jl. Latuharhary No. 4B
Phone: 62 21 392 5230
Fax: 62 21 392 5227
Email: info [at] komnas [dot] go [dot] id
Tapol, the Indonesia Human Rights Campaign
TAPOL – which means political prisoner in Indonesian – is a leading English language authority on the human rights situation in Indonesia and East Timor.
Watch Indonesia! Working group for democracy, human rights and environmental protection in Indonesia and East Timor
Watch Indonesia! is a group made up of Indonesian, Portuguese and German nationals with the common interest of creating a forum where issues of democracy and human rights in Indonesia and East Timor are discussed. We support the development and up-keep of democratic structures in all political and social spheres, and aid similar efforts and initiatives of other groups and individuals. We supply information about the risks and damages to the environment, and support all measures that serve to protect and improve it. As well as concerning ourselves with Indonesia, we focus on the responsibility Germany and other industrialised countries have for the problems there.