September 24, 2011

Kapan Kasus Tragedi Semanggi Dituntaskan?

JAKARTA, — Komisi untuk Orang Hilang dan Korban Tindak Kekerasan (Kontras) meminta Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono memerintahkan Kejaksaan Agung untuk segera menyelesaikan penuntasan kasus Semanggi I […]
September 23, 2011

Reassess military approach in Papua: NGOs

Recent violence in Papua in July and August underscores the urgent need for the government to reassess its military approach and place respect for human rights […]
September 22, 2011

Protesters rally against violence

Dozens of activists from several NGOs marched on parliament in Jakarta yesterday to voice their concerns with lawmakers over organized acts of violence and human rights […]
September 21, 2011

Recent Outbursts of Violence Underscore Dire need for Rights-based approach to Conflict Resolution in Papua

Paris-Jakarta-Bangkok 21 September 2011. The recent spike in violent incidents in Papua in July and August underscore the urgent need for Jakarta to re-assess its military […]
September 20, 2011

Munirâ??s widow to challenge Pollycarpusâ?? jail term remissions

The widow of human rights defender Munir Said Thalib, Suciwati, is to file a lawsuit against Law and Human Rights Minister Patrialis Akbar to challenge the […]
September 16, 2011

Indonesian rights activist lobby int’l community to push for Munirâ??s case

Human rights activists representing Indonesia in the 6th Dublin Platform, the largest forum for worldwide rights activists, have lobbied several institutions to push investigations of the […]
September 16, 2011

Kontras: Lessons to learn in victory of Rawagede victims

Rights activists have lauded the Dutch Civil Court ruling in favor of victims of the 1947 massacre in Rawagede village, east of Jakarta, finding the Dutch […]
September 16, 2011

Dutch told to pay for 1947 Indonesian massacre

INDONESIAN activists yesterday welcomed an international court’s finding that the Dutch state was responsible for a massacre in Indonesia in 1947, and that victims’ families should […]
September 15, 2011

Victim protection agency to give aid to Priok riot victims

After 27 years of tribulations in seeking justice, the victims of the 1984 Tanjung Priok riot have glimpsed a dim light of hope that their struggle […]
September 15, 2011

Indonesian rights activists applaud Hague decision

The Commission for Disappearances and Victims of Violence (Kontras) said the decision shows that there is no statute of limitations on human rights cases. "This happened […]
September 15, 2011

Rights activist assassination emboldens fight for rights: Kontras

The murder of human rights activists such as Munir Said Thalib has solidified the fight for rights by activists instead of dampening their efforts, an international […]
September 14, 2011

Rawagede Widows Win Damages

In a landmark legal victory for those who suffered from Dutch military operations in the fledgling Indonesian republic, the government of the Netherlands has been ordered […]
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