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23 Jan 2015
[Seen 127 kali]
Arbitrary Arrest Against the Deputy of the Commission of the Eradication Corruption (KPK), Indonesia
The Commission for The Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) – a human rights non-governmental organization in Indonesia would like to inform you regarding the allegedly arbitrary detention of Mr. Bambang Widjajanto the Deputy of the Commission of the Eradication Corruption (hereinafter reffered to KPK) today, on January 23, 2015.   detail

23 Jan 2015
[Seen 15 kali]
OPEN LETTER :
The Government of Lao Denied the Disappearance of Mr. Somphone on the Universal Periodic Review.

The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) – a human rights organization based in Indonesia, express its concern toward the national report of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic Government in the Universal Periodic Review, on 20 January 2015. The report, does not mention any progress of investigation of the Enforced Disappearance Case of the well-known human rights defenders, Mr. Sombath Somphone. The Government of Lao is irresponsible to conduct such prompt and impartial investigation, while the government also turned down all overs of assistance to solve Sombath case.   detail

22 Jan 2015
[Seen 127 kali]
OPEN LETTER:
Death Penalty Is Not Solution

We strongly condemn the executions of 6 (six) death row prisoners in Indonesia that took place on January 18, 2015. All executed prisoners had been convicted of drug trafficking: Marco Archer Cardoso Moreira (Brazilian); Namaona Denis (Malawian); Daniel Enemuo alias Diarrassouba Mamadou (Nigerian); Ang Kiem Soei alias Kim Ho alias Ance Tahir alias Tommi Wijaya (Dutch); Tran Thi Bich Hanh (Vietnamese); and Rani Andriani alias Melisa Aprilia (Indonesian Citizen).  detail

 
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  10 Apr 2013
Source: NYTIMES.COM
Killings Stir Questions on Indonesia Military Overhaul
Soon after midnight on March 23, a group of heavily armed, masked men forced their way inside a prison near the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta and summarily executed four recently arrived detainees with gunshots to the head.
30 Des 2012
Source: TIEMPO.INFONEWS.COM
Indonesia busca justicia para sus desaparecidos
Hace 15 años Haris Ashar fue detenido y torturado con unos 30 compañeros de la Universidad mientras se manifestaba contra el gobierno autoritario de Suharto en Indonesia
03 Mar 2011
Source: THEJAKARTAPOST.COM
Kontras warns SBY against Gerindra coalition
The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to drop any plan to form a political coalition with the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), saying the move would represent a major setback for human rights in the country.
02 Mar 2011
Source: TheJAKARTAGLOBE.COM
Activists Urge New Legal Steps Against Former Spy Chief Over Munir’s Murder
Activists on Tuesday said the Attorney General’s Office should now have enough ammunition to launch further legal action against former top intelligence official Muchdi Purwoprandjono,
 
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  17 Sep 2014
Lobby to Embassies Regarding The Humanitarian Tragedy in Gaza

Our deep concern on the humanitarian tragedy in Gaza has led KontraS and our student network to take the initiative on lobbying several embassies to address the issue. We targeted to lobby some embassies which have the good political bargain on this issue, such as the member of United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the key negotiator of the Israel-Palestine conflict, and the member of Organization of American States (OAS).  detail