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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ICLU 3/2017: Indonesia’s Legal Framework on Defamation Law

This edition of ICLU elaborates the legal framework on defamation law in Indonesia. The discussion will cover all provisions regarding both criminal defamation and civil defamation currently incorporated in various Indonesian laws. It is noteworthy that the current situation on

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Indonesia: Government should immediately establish moratorium after maladministration in the execution

The undersigned organizations urge the government of Indonesia to establish an official moratorium on all executions and review all death penalty cases with a view to the commutation of their sentences, as immediate first steps towards abolition of the death

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ICJR Sent Amicus Curiae Brief for Baiq Nuril Maknun, a Victim of Sexual Harassment Who Is Accused of Violating Section 27 (1) of the ITE Law

On 17 July 2017, ICJR filed an Amicus Curiae brief to the Mataram District Court for the case of Baiq Nuril Maknun with case register number: 265/Pid.Sus/2017/PN.Mtr. “Amicus curiae” or “Friends of the Court” is a practice derived from the

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ICJR: There Is No Need To Continue the Legal Process of Kaesang Pangarep’s Case

Processing a case like this will give an assumption that all forms of criticism and expression could be considered as hate speech and should be processed by law. Kaesang Pangarep was reported to the Police on 2 July 2017 by

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The Case of Prison Escape is the Result of Exceeding Capacity of Correctional Institutions

According to ICJR’s record, until 20 June 2017 there were no less than 26 cases of prison escape in Indonesia’s correctional institutions. The government should make a serious evaluation of the criminal policy in Indonesia. The media report was again

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Koalisi 18+ Calls the Government of Indonesia to Co-Sponsor the UN Resolution Related to Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Humanitarian Settings

Today on the 5th of July 2017, Koalisi 18+ has formally sent a letter to the Indonesian government to co-sponsor the UN Human Rights Council Resolution No. A/HRC/35/L.26 related to Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Humanitarian Settings as a

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