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26 Sep 2014
[Seen 30 kali]
Calling for Intervention concerning Criminalization against Mr. Gustaf Rudolf Kawer
Dear Excellency, The Commission for The Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) has obtained consent from Mr. Gustaf Rudolf Kawer, a Human Rights Defender from Papua, to inform you regarding criminalization case against Mr. Gustaf. Mr. Gustaf was reported to the Police by Vice Chairman and Judge of Jayapura Administrative Court because of his speech to the judges previously in trial process of his client on 12 June 2014.   detail

25 Sep 2014
[Seen 27 kali]
The Insistence of Investigation on Violence and Persecution against Mrs. Anum Siregar
The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) – a human rights non-governmental organization based in Jakarta, Indonesia – has received information about an attack on human rights lawyer Anum Siregar in Wamena, Papua province. KontraS has also obtained consent from the victims in order to submit this letter.   detail

23 Sep 2014
[Seen 33 kali]
Government of Thailand Should Immediately End the Crackdown on Academic Freedom and Free Speech
The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) – a human rights non-governmental organization based in Jakarta – strongly condemn the Thai authorities’ action and calling on the junta to stop harassing academics and students who wished to exercise freedom of expression.  detail

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  10 Apr 2013
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
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
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
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,
  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.  detail