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09 Agt 2014
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Torture: Rates Rising, Actors Expanding: Report on Practices of Torture in Indonesia 2013-2014
As a part of the effort to prevent torture and other cruel acts, as well as to encourage State’s improvements and accountability against torture, The Commission for The Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) had, for the past four years, conducted monitoring, documentation and advocacy of cases of torture and other cruel acts in Indonesia.   detail

08 Agt 2014
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Demand to the Government of Bangladesh to Release the Garment Workers at Tube Garment Factories in B
The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) – a human rights non-governmental organization based in Jakarta, Indonesia – strongly condemn the detention of garments workers by Police at Tube Garment Factories in Badda, Dhaka on 6 August 2014 including the physical assault of workers, female workers, trade union leaders, human rights activists and people who are at Tuba Garment Factory to express solidarity.   detail

23 Jul 2014
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OPEN LETTER : Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the Gaza Strip: establish an independen
The undersigned national, regional and international human rights organisations call upon the UN Human Rights Council, which will convene a Special Session on 23 July 2014, to establish an international independent commission of inquiry to investigate violations of international law, including international crimes, such as war crimes and crimes against humanity, which may have taken place in the context of the ongoing hostilities in the Gaza Strip  detail

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  10 Apr 2013
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
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
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
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,
  01 Jul 2014
The Second Regional Consultation on Contribution to the Review of The AICHR’s Terms of Reference

The Commission of The Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) attended the second Regional Consultation on Contribution to the Review of The AICHR’s Terms of Reference (TOR) on 27 & 28 June 2014, in Bangkok, Thailand held by the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights. As mandated by the paragraph 9.6 of the AICHR TOR, this TOR shall be initially reviewed five years after its entry into force for further enhancing the promotion and protection of human rights within ASEAN.   detail