Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Twenty-two years since the 1998 student movement was staged by university students against former Indonesian strongman Soeharto, families of the fallen victims
Human Rights & Justice
November 14, 2020
November 13, 2020
Jakarta – Attorney General ST Burhanuddin has filed an appeal against a guilty verdict in a lawsuit filed by family members of victims of the Semanggi shootings over his statement that
November 10, 2020
Moch Faisal Karim – Over the past 20 years, Indonesia has developed its role as a country that fights for human rights and democracy at the regional level.
November 5, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) has granted a lawsuit filed by family members of victims of the Semanggi tragedies against Attorney General ST Bur
Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid has welcomed the ruling by the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) which found in favour of a lawsuit agai
Jakarta – Attorney General ST Burhanuddin is set to file an appeal against a court verdict pertaining to a lawsuit filed by family members Semanggi victims over his statement that the t
Devina Halim, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) is calling on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to order Attorney General ST Burhanuddin to fully resolve the Sema
November 2, 2020
West Papuan activists and an Indonesian human rights lawyer criticised the recent military crackdown on the two Melanesian provinces of Papua and West Papua in a New Zealand-hosted webi
October 27, 2020
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Deputy Coordinator I, Feri Kusuma, opined the handling and enforcement of human rights in th
October 25, 2020
Pasepa Katia – West Papua, a Melanesian island bordering Papua New Guinea in the Pacific, has struggled for decades to achieve independence.
October 19, 2020
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Head of the 'Solidarity Action Committee for Munir,' Usman Hamid, on Sunday pressed the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) to name the murder case
The government of the Netherlands has said it will offer compensation to the children of Indonesians who were executed by Dutch soldiers during the Indonesian War of Independence betwee
October 15, 2020
Sabik Aji Taufan – Human rights organisations have slammed a visit to the United States by Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto.
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Amnesty International has raised concerns over the United States' decision to lift a 20-year travel ban on Indonesian Defense Minister and former Army gene
Eva Mazrieva, Washington – At least a dozen non-government organizations are protesting the U.S.
Brett Wilkins – Human rights advocates this week sounded the alarm on a meeting scheduled for Friday between American Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Indonesian Defense Minister Prabow
October 10, 2020
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) today condemned the granting of a visa to visit the United States to serial human rights violator Prabowo Subianto.
October 9, 2020
Usman Hamid and Ary Hermawan – It is no exaggeration to say Indonesia is on the brink of a human rights crisis.
October 6, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry is developing a web-based application called PRISMA to assess companies' operational risks related to human rights a
Arichika Okazaki, Grant Walton – The tragic death of George Floyd has revitalised the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement not only in the USA, but also in other parts of the world.
October 5, 2020
Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has highlighted stalled reform of military justice over the last decade.
October 4, 2020
Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the level of violence and human rights violence committed by or involving mem
September 29, 2020
Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Indonesia has again sent a junior diplomat to defend its national interest to protect its easternmost provinces at the United Nations General Assembly, where th
Devina Halim, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia said it deplores Indonesia's response to accusations made by Vanuatu about human rights violations in Papua at the United Nations