The Distribution and Framing of the Punishments in the Bill of Penal Code is Still Vague, Aliansi RKUHP Renounces a Hurried Adoption of the Bill

Series #1 Adoption of the Bill of Penal Code The overcriminalization as the result of the vagueness in distributing and framing of the punishments in the Bill of Penal Code is clearly contrary to the Mr. President Joko Widodo’s mission

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The Government is Inconsistent with Saving its Citizens from Death Penalty

Despite our appreciation of the government’s achievements, ICJR considers this inconsistency shows that saving lives of Indonesian citizens is merely a diplomatic achievement and not the realization of the 1945 Constitution preamble which is to protect all the nations and

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Constitutional Court Rejected the Petition for a Judicial Review of Article 284, paragraph (1), paragraph (2), paragraph (3), paragraph (4) and paragraph (5), Article 285 and Article 292 of the Indonesian Criminal Code

In Decision No. 46/PUU-XIV/2016 dated 14 December 2017, the Constitutional Court rejected Case No. 46/PUU-XIV/2016 on a Judicial Review of Article 284, paragraph (1), paragraph (2), paragraph (3), paragraph (4) and paragraph (5), Article 285 and Article 292 of the

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Criminalization over Abortion in the RKUHP will Potentially Target Pregnant Women, Rape Victims and Health Personnel/Supporting Personnel

In the RKUHP, the setting of ‘deliberate termination of a human pregnancy’, or also known as abortion, is regulated in two chapters, namely Chapter XIV on Crimes against Decency (Kesusilaan), specifically in the Sixth Section on Treatment that May Lead

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Overcoming the Execution in Limbo: Review on the Death Penalty Policy in Indonesia in 2017

Every 10th of October, the world is commemorating the Anti-Death Penalty Day. This commemoration is determined during a congress held in Rome on May 2002 by number of organizations which are against the implementation of death penalties. This year remarks

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ICJR Delivers 6 Recommendations on the Death Penalty

On the 10th of October, the World annually commemorates the Day against Death Penalty with the main call to oppose the death penalty practices which is an uncivil punishment and has been eliminated by many countries in the World. Indonesia

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Caning as Legal Corporal Punishment Ruins the Image of Indonesia Human Rights

The government has been aware of the negatives effects of the Caning Punishment but preferred efforts to cover this issue rather than completely abolish this type of punishment. In 2017, ICJR noted that the practices of caning in Aceh are

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The Exposed “Video Gay Kids” (VGK) Case: One Step Ahead on the Eradication of Online Child Pornography in Indonesia

Based on the report and cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Jakarta Regional Police have arrested the suspected perpetrators of Online Child Pornography network. The suspects, YUL (19), HER aka UHER (30), and IK (30), allegedly traded

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Daud Ndakularak, a Whistleblower of a Corruption Case in East Nusa Tenggara Who Is Prosecuted

The numbers of Whistleblowers or informer facing threats and intimidations in Indonesia remains high. The protection mechanism against them still requires serious attention. Whistleblowers are one of the most important supporters of law enforcers, particularly in organized crime cases. The

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Petition to the International Association of Prosecutors

The Hague, 5 September 2017 Dear members of the IAP Executive Committee and the Senate, dear members of the IAP, In the run-up to the annual conference and general meeting of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) in Beijing, China,

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