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Human Rights & Justice

January 9, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - January 9, 2020

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) claims to have found procedural violations by the National Police in the detention of demonstrators foll

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
CNN Indonesia - January 9, 2020

Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has revealed that a number of alleged violations of standard operating procedures or protap by police took place during the

December 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Reuters - December 27, 2019

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia plans to revive a 'truth and reconciliation' commission to bring closure over past human rights violations, including the killing of hundreds of t

December 25, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Islands Business - December 25, 2019

Nic Maclellan – Yudha Korwa was just 17 years old when he was attacked by Indonesian soldiers during the Biak massacre on 6 July 1998.

December 24, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
United Liberation Movement for West Papua Statement - December 24, 2019

Twenty-nineteen has been the worst year on record for the people of West Papua. They cannot enjoy their Christmas this year.

December 16, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Radio New Zealand - December 16, 2019

The 79 member states of the Africa Caribbean Pacific (ACP) group are seeking international action over human rights abuses in West Papua.

December 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
CNN Indonesia - December 13, 2019

Jakarta – A civil society coalition calling themselves the People's Front for Human Rights Bandung (Bara Hamba) is urging the Minister for Human Rights and Justice (Kemenkumham) to rev

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
CNN Indonesia - December 13, 2019

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the statement by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs, Mahfud MD, who

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Tempo - December 13, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) Head of research Rivanlee Anandar criticized Coordinating Minister Mahfud Md's claim on zero hum

December 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 11, 2019

Jakarta – When President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo first entered office in 2014, activists and families of victims of past rights abuses pinned their hopes on him finally bringing closure t

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 11, 2019

Arya Dipa, Bandung – Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD has acknowledged that human rights violations are still prevalent in Indonesia but has said t

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Globe - December 11, 2019

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Representatives of the victims of human rights violations in Indonesia have called on the National Human Rights Commission, or Komnas HAM, to continue its inve

December 10, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Detik News - December 10, 2019

Farih Maulana Sidik, Jakarta – Students from a number of different campuses held a demonstration in front of the State Palace in Central Jakarta to commemorate International Human Righ

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 10, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – Dozens of people wearing black clothes from rights group Amnesty International Indonesia marched to the State Secretary office in Central Jakarta on Tuesday to

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Detik News - December 10, 2019

Ahmad Bil Wahid, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has issued a report on the handling of human rights (HAM) issues in 2019 in Indonesia.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Suara Jogya - December 10, 2019

Putu Ayu Palupi – Scores of students in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta held a protest action at the Pal Putih Monument on December 10 to commemorate International Human Rights Day

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Radio New Zealand - December 10, 2019

University students and human rights activists staged a rally on Sunday in West Papua demanding Indonesia's President Joko Widodo fulfil his vow to settle a human rights violation case

December 9, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 9, 2019

Jakarta – East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa has laid the first stone for the Munir Human Rights Museum in Batu, East Java, marking the start of construction of a museum dedic

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 9, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – University students and human rights activists staged a rally on Sunday in Sorong, West Papua, demanding that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo fulfill his vow to

December 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Tempo - December 7, 2019

Purwani Diyah Prabandari, Jakarta – A number of regional administrations are striving hard to make human rights the basis of their policies.

News ›› East Timor ›› Human Rights & Justice
Tempo Timor - December 7, 2019

Dili – How Arsica was reunited with her parents after 41 years.

December 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 6, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Ombudsman has submitted a report alleging maladministration in a "peace declaration" that sought resolve the 1989 Talangsari tragedy in Central Lampung.

December 5, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 5, 2019

Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has asked the Education and Culture Ministry to teach the history of the country's human rights abuses in school.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - December 5, 2019

Jakarta – Many people in the country doubt whether the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo-Ma'ruf Amin is capable of resolving cases of past human rights abuse in the coun

December 1, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Inside Indonesia - December 1, 2019

Fanny Syariful Alam – On 10 December 2015 Bandung's then mayor Ridwan Kamil signed the Bandung City of Human Rights Charter, honouring the city's official commitment to uphold the huma