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26 Jun 2015
[Seen 36 kali]
On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2015
Accountability for Acts of Torture is the Key to Preventing Repetition

Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) is working with KontraS (Indonesia), the National Peace Council (Sri Lanka), AssociacaonChega Ba Ita (Timor-Leste),and Wimutti Volunteer Group (Myanmar) to strengthen the voices of torture survivors in their struggle for accountability and dignity. Together we have documented 200 testimonies from victims of torture, using participatory tools that integratemethods to assist victims to heal and empower themselves.  detail

25 Jun 2015
[Seen 18 kali]
Subject : US Government Must Move Forward Gun Control Regulation and Spread the Understanding of Non Discrimination
The Commission for The Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) – a human rights non-governmental organization based in Jakarta, Indonesia, condemns the racial crime in Charleston, South Carolina. The case occurred when Dylann Roof shot and killed nine members of a Bible study group who were inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. We share our deepest condolences and sympathy with the family of nine victims. KontraS deplores the flux of racism violence in United States of America which lead to the casualties. This case adds to the long list of the racial crimes with gun violence in United State of America.  detail

12 Jun 2015
[Seen 65 kali]
FINAL DECLARATION OF THE ASIAN REGIONAL CONGRESS ON THE DEATH PENALTY
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - June 12, 2015

WE, the over 300 participants in the First Asian Congress on the Death Penalty, taking place in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), on June 11th and 12th, 2015, co-organized by the Association Together Against the Death Penalty (ECPM) and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN), in partnership with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) and the Bar Council Malaysia;   detail

 
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  10 Apr 2013
Source: NYTIMES.COM
Killings Stir Questions on Indonesia Military Overhaul
Soon after midnight on March 23, a group of heavily armed, masked men forced their way inside a prison near the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta and summarily executed four recently arrived detainees with gunshots to the head.
30 Des 2012
Source: TIEMPO.INFONEWS.COM
Indonesia busca justicia para sus desaparecidos
Hace 15 años Haris Ashar fue detenido y torturado con unos 30 compañeros de la Universidad mientras se manifestaba contra el gobierno autoritario de Suharto en Indonesia
03 Mar 2011
Source: THEJAKARTAPOST.COM
Kontras warns SBY against Gerindra coalition
The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to drop any plan to form a political coalition with the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), saying the move would represent a major setback for human rights in the country.
02 Mar 2011
Source: TheJAKARTAGLOBE.COM
Activists Urge New Legal Steps Against Former Spy Chief Over Munir’s Murder
Activists on Tuesday said the Attorney General’s Office should now have enough ammunition to launch further legal action against former top intelligence official Muchdi Purwoprandjono,
 
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  17 Sep 2014
Lobby to Embassies Regarding The Humanitarian Tragedy in Gaza

Our deep concern on the humanitarian tragedy in Gaza has led KontraS and our student network to take the initiative on lobbying several embassies to address the issue. We targeted to lobby some embassies which have the good political bargain on this issue, such as the member of United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the key negotiator of the Israel-Palestine conflict, and the member of Organization of American States (OAS).  detail