April 10, 2013

Killings Stir Questions on Indonesia Military Overhaul

JAKARTA – Soon after midnight on March 23, a group of heavily armed, masked men forced their way inside a prison near the Indonesian city of […]
December 30, 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 […]
March 3, 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 […]
March 2, 2011

Activists Urge New Legal Steps Against Former Spy Chief Over Munirâ??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, who […]
February 14, 2011

Kontras: Police Have New Evidence on Munirâ??s Murder

TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:Haris Azhar, the Commission for Missing Persons & Victims of Violence (Kontras) coordinator, said the police had new evidence concerning the murder of human […]
February 11, 2011

Enforce the Law, Activists Demand

With the recent rise in religion-related violence and people seeking ways to curb the worrying trend, rights activists claim all that is needed is serious enforcement […]
February 8, 2011

CIVIL and religious rights group have demanded the dismissal of Indonesia’s Religious Affairs Minister.

Suryadharma Ali is under fire after the mob killing of three devotees of Ahmadiyah, a sect he wants banned. A coalition of NGOs yesterday called on […]
February 7, 2011

Mob Attack in Indonesia Organized: Kontras

VIVAnews – Indonesian Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) said in statement that the mob attack against Muslims of Ahmadiyah in Cikeusik, Pandeglang, […]
January 7, 2011

Indonesia Should Use Asean Chair Term To Promote Rights – Ngo

JAKARTA, Jan 7 (Bernama) — Indonesia should be giving high priority and special attention to human rights issues during its term of chairing the Association of […]
January 3, 2011

Rights leaders call for end to torture

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Mon, 01/03/2011 9:16 AM | Headlines The extent of torture perpetrated on suspects and convicts by law enforcement officials has drawn […]
December 31, 2010

AJI Office Palu Vandalized

TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:The Commission for Missing Persons & Victims of Violence (Kontras) is urging the police to immediately investigate and arrest the people that vandalized the […]
December 30, 2010

Torture seen as norm: Report

A 2010 report says law enforcers see torture as part of the normal procedure in dealing with suspects, leading to a persistently high violence rate among […]
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