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07 Apr 2014
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KontraS’ Input on the AICHR TOR Review in 2014
On behalf of KontraS (The Commission for the Disappearances and Victims of Violence), we would like to give our inputs for the AICHR TOR Review on April 2014  detail

07 Apr 2014
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The Government of Myanmar Must Stop Discrimination against  Rohingya
On behalf of Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) – a Human Rights organization in Indonesia – we intend to condemn the discrimination practice by the Government of Myanmar against Rohingya in relation to Myanmar population census that took place on 30 March to 10 April 2014.  detail

14 Jan 2014
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Odhikar calls all International Human Rights Defenders to stand next to it As it fights oppression a
Odhikar and human rights defenders who are associated with Odhikar are under constant surveillance by the intelligence agencies due to their human rights – related activities in Bangladesh. The movement of the Secretary of the Organisation, Adilur Rahman Khan, who is an Advocate in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, is under constant watch by the Special Branch of Police (SB). Furthermore, human rights defenders who are associated with Odhikar across the country are also under monitoring by the intelligence agencies. This has been increased after the re-assuming of power by the Awami League through debatable Parliamentary elections on January 5, 2014; which were held without the participation of the main Opposition.  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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  29 Mar 2012
The Urgency of Indonesia to Ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances

The issue of enforced disappearances has remained as one of the unresolved yet critical human rights issues faced by the Government of Indonesia for quite a long time. In the spirit of taking a step forward in finding the solution, on the 29th of March 2012, The Indonesian Coalition against Enforced Disappearances: Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS), Indonesian Association of Families of the Disappeared (IKOHI), Indonesian Law and Policy Study (PSHK), Human Rights Working Group, Indonesia Human Rights Monitor (Imparsial), Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (Elsam) held a Public Seminar on the Urgency of Indonesia to Ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances, in Jakarta, Indonesia.  detail