Press Release
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Number :  296/SK-KontraS/IX/2009
Regarding  : The House special Committee Recommendation Regarding case
              of the Kidnapping and Enforced Disappeared of the Students Activist in 1997 – 1998

HR Agung Laksono
Head of the Indonesian Parliament
In – Jakarta  

Best wishes,

Through this letter, The commission for disappeared and Victims of Violence would like to appreciate the decision of the special committee of the House of representative regarding respond to the inquiry result of the enforced disappeared case of students activist in 1997 – 1998, on September 15, 2009 and announced recommendation such as ;

  1. Recommended  to  president to establish Human Right ad hoc tribunal
  2. Recommended to President including all of the government institution and related parties to immediately seeking 13 people who was announced by National Commission for Human Right are missing
  3. Recommended to President to rehabilitate and satisfy  compensation for family victims
  4. Recommended to the Government to immediately conduct ratification the International Convention for the Protection of All Person from Enforced Disappearances.

Forth of that recommendation are positive progress in the case handled  and then we are expecting this recommendation will be  submit to the plenary meeting. We are reminding the House of Representative to conduct monitoring regarding handling of the gross violation of human right cases aren’t obstructed by internal mechanism. Among the internal mechanism do not showing  synchronization commitment and implementation as happened in the  deliberative body meeting regarding suggestion the commission III of the House  Representative on March 7, 2007 that submitted recommendation from the commission III to the plenary meeting by voted mechanism.

We  notes that in the several hearing and work meeting among the house commission III and special committee,  shows  another problem that came form difference interpretation the Attorney General who argued that to conduct investigation must  have a recommendation from the House of Representative regarding Human Right ad hoc Tribunal.

At the end of the House of representative period of  2004 – 2009, we  call to the Head of the Indonesian Parliament seeking maximum supporting regarding the Special Committee recommendation that  base on the information is planned to be held on September 28, 2009.

Morally Commitment and politically all factions and all members of the House of Representative is very long-awaited by the families of those who are missing to future justice truly be served.

Thus this letter is delivered. Thank you for the attention and the cooperation.

Jakarta, September 16, 2009

Usman Hamid