Indonesia

From our Member, KontraS, Indonesia – Press Release on the Amendments of the Mass Organisations Laws
14 July 2017 10:54 am

Press Release – Regulation in lieu No. 2/2017: Government Insecurity of the Mass Organization and Sovereignty The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) strongly protest with the establishment of the Regulation in lieu No. 2/2017 regarding the alteration of the Law No. 17/2013 regarding Mass Organization. This Regulation in lieu already shown [ Read more ]

From ANNI Member, National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) – National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights
21 June 2017 11:43 am

National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) launched the National Action Plan On Business and Human Rights. The National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights is a national instrument for implementing the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights at the national level. Business [ Read more ]

From our Member AJI, Indonesia – AJI Condemns the Intimidation of Netizens by the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI)
29 May 2017 4:34 pm

The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) strongly condemns all forms of intimidation, violence, and restriction of freedom of expression which has recently been frequently perpetrated by the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Members of FPI had come to personal residences of media users accused of publishing derogatory posts against Rizieq Shihab, the organisation’s grand mufti. By [ Read more ]

From our Member KontraS, Indonesia – Kampung Melayu Terminal Bombing: Balancing Detection System and Accountability Standards is the Key
25 May 2017 1:31 pm

The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) regrets the bombing that occurred in Kampung Melayu Terminal, Jakarta. The explosion that occurred on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 affected to 4 persons dead and dozens with injuries, three of the dead victims were from the police institution, and the other one still being unknown [ Read more ]

From our Member KontraS, Indonesia – Stop Persecution Against Sexual Minority Groups in Indonesia!
24 May 2017 12:38 pm

The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) already followed systematically the controversy and the persecution practices that recently pointed towards the sexual minority groups or LGBTIQ that being strengthen these days. The arresting of 141 people in Atlantis Club in Jakarta (21/05) until the practice of 85 times canning verdict towards the [ Read more ]

From our Member YLBHI, Indonesia – Condemning the Inhumane Act of Detention Against the Gay Community in Atlantis Gym & Sauna
22 May 2017 2:23 pm

Joint Statement Condemning the Inhumane Act of Detention Against the Gay Community in Atlantis Gym & Sauna The Advocacy Coalition for Violence Against Gender and Sexual Minority Groups has been accompanying the unlawful detention of around 144 customers of Atlantis & Sauna on 21 May 2017 at 20.00. The raid was done by Operational Office of [ Read more ]

From our Member AJI, Indonesia – AJI Strongly Protests Expulsion of Eight Foreign Journalists from Jakarta and Papua
17 May 2017 6:00 pm

Whilst Indonesia played host for World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) May 3, not all foreign journalists are welcomed with open arms to the country. A few days following the world class event, Indonesian immigration authority had expelled eight foreign journalists who were reporting in the country. Two were driven out of Jakarta, the other six [ Read more ]

Sentencing of Ahok attack on Fundamental Freedoms in Indonesia
9 May 2017 7:38 pm

(Bangkok, 9 May 2017) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) is deeply concerned over the sentencing today of Jakarta’s Governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, to two years in jail on charges of blasphemy. His jailing is an attack on fundamental freedoms, particularly the rights to freedom of expression [ Read more ]

From our Member HRWG, Indonesia – Response to Indonesian UPR Session in UN Human Rights Council
3 May 2017 4:14 pm

Geneva, 3 May 2017: Indonesian civil society expresses its greatest appreciation to the Government of Indonesia which has exhibited its commitment to cooperate openly and dialogically with the international human rights mechanism by attending the Universal Periodic Review Session (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council on May 3, 2017. The UPR meeting was attended [ Read more ]

From our Member KontraS, Indonesia – KontraS Response on the 3rd Cycle UPR for Indonesia – Human Rights Facts that Many Covered by the Government of Indonesia in Geneva
3:40 pm

Jakarta, 3 May 2017: The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) has been monitoring the third round of the Universal Periodic Review for Indonesia on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The process that we follow from Jakarta, Indonesia does not seem to indicate the spirit of human rights diplomacy. The UPR led by three [ Read more ]