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18 Mei 2015
[Seen 26 kali]
AFAD STATEMENT ON THE 35TH COMMEMORATION OF THE GWANGJU 1980 MAY DEMOCRATIC UPRISING:
A Salute to the Heroism of the South Korean People

The authority of the Government emanates from the People. The world must be made safe and democracy is an important form of government that would make this possible. Its peace must be founded upon the three pillars of human dignity, justice and liberty. To make democracy work, we must be active participants to making it possible and not be mere spectators of the repression and impunity unfolding before us.  detail

24 Apr 2015
[Seen 127 kali]
The Second Batch of Execution :
The Government Perpetuate Human Rights Violations

[KontraS] together with Indonesian academics and anti-death penalty network deplore the stance of IndonesianGovernment that insisted will carry out the execution of second death row in the near future. Thursday 23 April 2015, Attorney General’s Office has issued a warrant for the execution. The families and the Foreign Embassies who became the convict had received the same notice. The list of next executions are believe to be Andrew Chan [Australia], Martin Anderson alias Belo [Ghana], Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso [Philippines], Myuran Sukumaran [Australia], Raheem Agbaje Salami [Nigeria], Rodrigo Gularte [Brazil], Sergei Areski Atlaoui [France], Zainal Abidin [Indonesia], Sylvester Obiekwe Nwolise [Nigeria] and Okwudili Oyantanze [Nigeria].  detail

22 Apr 2015
[Seen 127 kali]
Truth and Reconciliation Commission Must Not Substitute the Ad Hoc Human RightsCourt;
Attorney General must immediately conduct the investigation of gross human rights violations.

Following the announcement of Indonesian Government plan to establish human rights abuse task force which held on Tuesday, 21 April 2015 by Attorney General, Coordinating Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Minister, Law and Human Rights Minister, National Police chief, National Intelligence Agency (BIN) director, Indonesian Military (TNI) chief and National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) commissioners. The Commission for the The Dissapeared and Victims of Violence [KontraS] deplores the Attorney General HM Prasetyo statement that mentioned the solution for the gross human rights violation will be directed through reconciliation based on consideration that the Ad Hoc Human Rights court must be preceded by the decisions of House of Representatives (DPR).  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