29 Mar 2015
[Seen 7 kali]
Open Letter:
KontraS' Inputs to the Guidelines on the Relation Between AICHR and Civil Society Organizations

The Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS), a human rights organization based in Indonesia would like to appreciate the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission for Human Rights (AICHR) for the adopted Guidelines on the AICHR's Relation with Civil Society Organization in February 2015. However, we would like to focus on our critical thoughts on the document adopted by the AICHR for the further relations, particularly on the hierarchical system on the relation between AICHR and CSOs. We deplore the Guidelines is too focused to build the comfortable level of AICHR which could possibly discriminate the CSOs in particular country  detail

17 Mar 2015
[Seen 56 kali]
Malaysian Government Shall Immadiately Release Nurul Izzah and Repeal Sedition Act as a Threat To Freedom Speech

The Commission for The Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) strongly condemn the arrest of Nurul Izzah- a member of parliament and vice president of the People’s Justice Party Malaysia under section 4(1) of the Sedition Act 1948 as the result after she exercised her freedom of speech to criticized the judiciary system of the Government of Malaysia on 16 March 2015.  detail

03 Mar 2015
[Seen 30 kali]
Indonesia : Stop executions, reinstate moratorium, and make progress towards abolishing capital punishment
Mr. President, We, the undersigned organizations, condemn in the strongest possible terms your decision to deny clemency to 10 individuals who are scheduled to be executed by firing squad in the coming days in Nusakambangan prison in Central Java.  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. 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