Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Felicia Siregar was only 2 years old when her father, Golfrid Siregar, an outspoken Indonesian environmental activist, died in suspicious circumstances la
Abductions & Extra-Judicial Killings
February 17, 2020
October 16, 2019
Muhammad Aminudin, Malang – Seven young people in the East Java city of Malang took turns in reading out quotes from the Fact Finding Team (TPF) report on the assassination of Munir.
September 7, 2019
Galuh Putri Riyanto, Jakarta – Executive Director of Amnesty International Indonesia Usman Hamid, said that the murder case of Munir is actually not hard to be revealed if there is a s
September 6, 2019
Dian Kurniati and Khairunnisa, Jakarta – Suciwati, the wife of Munir Said Thalib, is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to order the Attorney General to submit a judicial review of
July 10, 2019
A human rights group advocating for West Papuans in Indonesia says there were more than 20 extra-judicial killings by the military there last year.
May 9, 2019
Jakarta – Lokataru Foundation Human Rights and Law Director Haris Azhar is pessimistic that the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla have the
March 24, 2019
Amanda Siddharta, Jakarta, Indonesia – Mugiyanto remembers very well how the event that nearly cost him his life unfolded in March 1998.
March 14, 2019
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The government is being asked to ascertain the fate of the activists who disappeared after being abducted in 1998.
Jakarta – The younger brother of missing radical street poet and labour activist Wiji Thukul, Wahyu Susilo, is urging presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto to go to the National Human
Jakarta – Dionysius Utomo Rahardjo, the father of pro-democracy activist Petrus Bima Anugrah who was abducted in 1998 for challenging Suharto's New Order regime, is pessimistic that Pr
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Faisol Riza, a victim of the 1998 activist kidnapping, said that President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has responded to his letter on the 1998 activist kidnap
Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) commissioner Choirul Anam says that the Attorney General's Office (AGO) could forcibly summon Agum Gumelar over his admission ab
January 15, 2019
Jakarta – Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Central Leadership Board Chairperson Desmond J Mahesa is convinced that presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto will not shy away fr
September 18, 2018
Nethy Dharma Somba, Jayapura – The Papua Police have denied allegations that they are responsible for the death of a Papuan fugitive who died shortly after his arrest.
July 18, 2018
Jakarta – Indonesia's government should promptly and impartially investigate a surge of killings of criminal suspects by the Jakarta police, Human Rights Watch said today.
July 6, 2018
Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – Papua Police Chief, the Inspector General Boy Rafli Amar said the police and the Amnesty International (AI) have different perceptions over the report that sa
May 25, 2018
[A Written Submission to the 38th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre.]
November 19, 2017
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa – The truth is, no one knows. Even the bare facts surrounding his disappearance are murky.
September 27, 2016
UA: 218/16 Index: ASA 21/4893/2016 Indonesia Date: 27 September 2016
February 25, 2016
Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAU-002-2016
September 8, 2015
Mr. Joko Widodo President of the Republic of Indonesia
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April 29, 2015
Amy McQuire – A West Papuan independence activist, who has been in exile for 12 years after escaping the Indonesian-controlled province, has called on the Australian government to look on "in [and]
December 16, 2014
Hasyim Widhiarto, Jakarta – Following the public outcry over the recent release of Pollycarpus Budihari Priyanto, the convicted murderer of prominent rights campaigner Munir Said Thali
September 5, 2014
Index: ASA 21/024/2014
September 3, 2014
Amy McQuire – A West Papuan pro-independence activist has been found dead less than a week after he went missing in the lead-up to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's visit