Indonesia

FIDH: "Grasberg mine - PT Freeport Indonesia must respect workers’ rights"
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), 8 Nov 2011

Indonesia: Global trade union delegation urges restraint from all parties in aftermath of violence at Freeport-McMoRan's Grasberg mine
Intl. Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Union (ICEM), 2 Nov 2011

Indonesia: Striking Freeport mine workers face death threats - includes company response
Setyo Budi, New Matilda (Australia), 19 Oct 2011

Police accused of killing 1 union activist & injuring others in shootings during protest at Freeport Indonesia in West Papua - Includes company response
Asian Human Rights Commission, 13 Oct 2011

Indonesia condemned in new ICFTU report for record on labour & trade union right
Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), 27 Jun 2003
    full report: "Internationally-recognised Core Labour Standards in Indonesia"

    Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), 27, Jun 2003

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Se condena a Indonesia por violaciones a los derechos laborales
Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres (CIOSL), 27 junio 2003

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8 November 2011

Grasberg mine: PT Freeport Indonesia must respect workers’ rights

Author: FIDH

Since September 15, thousands of workers have been on strike at Grasberg, in West Papua, the world’s largest gold mine. Grasberg is exploited by PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a branch of the US-based company Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold. The...

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2 November 2011

Global Trade Union Delegation Urges Restraint, Good-Faith Talks to Resolve Grasberg Mine Strike [Indonesia]

Author: Intl. Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Union (ICEM)

ICEM…sent a delegation to Indonesia from 30 October to 2 November at the request of the PT Freeport Indonesia Workers’ Union...to investigate the stalemated labour dispute and strike by their mineworkers at the Grasberg mine of Freeport-McMoRan in...

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19 October 2011

Striking Mine Workers Face Death Threats [Indonesia]

Author: Setyo Budi, New Matilda

West Papua's striking mine workers continue their standoff at Freeport's Grasberg mine despite increasing danger and the presence of a foreign security firm…on 11 September, the chief negotiator [Sudiro]…was sitting alone on the veranda of his house...

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13 October 2011

Indonesia: Police in Timika kill one union protester and injure others at Freeport

Author: Asian Human Rights Commission

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information regarding the extrajudicial killing of trade union member Peter W. Ayamiseba and the injury of several persons in police shootings during a union protest on October 10, 2011 at PT...

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27 June 2003

Indonesia condemned for record on labour rights

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

New ICFTU report submitted to the WTO - Violent suppression of workers' protests, widespread child labour, and new laws that make it harder for workers to defend their rights.

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27 June 2003
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Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres

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26 June 2003

full report: "Internationally-recognised Core Labour Standards in Indonesia"

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Indonesia has ratified all eight of the core ILO labour conventions. However, in view of restrictions on the trade union rights of workers in EPZ’s and problems with collective bargaining, discrimination, child labour, and trafficking of persons,...

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