Desember 21, 2009

The year of human rights paradox for Indonesia

Final days of each year are always the best opportunity to reflect on what happened during the year in order to predict or project the future. […]
Desember 16, 2009

Indonesia needs peace process in Papua

Jakarta, Indonesia — Even though Papua became a province of Indonesia by an ambiguous referendum in 1969, peace between the indigenous Papuans and Indonesia’s security forces […]
Desember 3, 2009

Ujian Sejarah Jilid II

Di Indonesia, keadilan hanya terlihat di atas awan. Kita sering terbuai untuk meraihnya dari ketinggian, tetapi lupa menanamnya di bumi kenyataan. Di negeri ini kita sering […]
Desember 1, 2009

RI-EU PCA: Taking rights seriously

Indonesia and the European Community (EC) recently signed a Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation (PCA). The PCA covers many issues, ranging from trade and […]
November 23, 2009

Indonesia must resolve cases of disappeared activists

Jakarta, Indonesia — The Indonesian House of Representatives has recommended to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono that he establish an ad hoc human rights court to deal […]
November 21, 2009

The attempts to boost military territorial function

The newly sworn in Army Chief Lt. Gen. George Toisutta said that the Indonesian Military (TNI) is to set up two new military commands in West […]
November 17, 2009


Kasus Bibit-Chandra telah menjadi medan politik. Politisasi kasus ini salah satunya menghasilkan dibentuknya Tim Independen Verifikasi Fakta dan Proses Hukum Kasus Bibit-Chandra (Tim Delapan) oleh Presiden. […]
Oktober 24, 2009

Challenges of the ASEAN rights commission

ASEAN foreign ministers approved the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Human Rights Commission (AICHR) in July and are expected to inaugurate the Commission on Thursday during the ASEAN summit […]
Oktober 23, 2009

Protecting human rights defenders in Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia — Human rights defenders in Indonesia are increasingly being reported to the police, accused of lies, defamation and criminal acts. This is of high […]
Oktober 21, 2009

Mr. President, no more business as usual, please!

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, may I sincerely congratulate you on your re-election. My fellow countrymen and women have put their trust in you as the elected […]
September 30, 2009

East Timor: A long way from international justice

East Timor: A long way from international justice   Mentioning Timor Leste not only brings to mind a state that was once Indonesia’s 27th province, but […]
September 23, 2009

Bringing justice to Indonesia’s military court

Bringing justice to Indonesia’s military court Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia’s military court is in serious need of reform, for the sake of national security as well […]
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