Indonesia Must Prepare a Monitoring Mechanism, to Balance the Detention Duration in the Anti-Terrorism Bill

The government and the House of Representatives reportedly have agreed on the duration of detention in the Anti-Terrorism Bill that would be in total 760 days, the detention duration is not part of the arrest duration that has been recently

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The Finding of Some Luxury Cells in Cipinang Correctional Institution: a Wrongdoing that Damage the Reputation of the Correctional Institution Systems

ICJR is deeply concerned over the finding of special treatments of some inmates in the form of providing special facilities for certain inmates in the Cipinang Correctional Institution. This is clearly a humiliating event that adds a long list of

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ICJR Criticized the Closed-Door Discussion of the Detention Duration in the Anti-Terrorism Bill

“ICJR considers that there is no strong enough reason to cover the discussion of the duration of detention in the Anti-Terrorism Bill” The discussion of the Anti-Terrorism Bill on 14 June 14 2017 went closed-door in the House of Representatives. The

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The Wording of Crimes against Humanity and Crime of Genocide in the Penal Code Bill Could Weaken the Law Enforcement

The current discussion of the Penal Code Bill is almost finished based on the Working Committee of the Penal Code Bill’s meeting result on 13 June 2017. The Working Committee ordered ‘Tim Perumus’ (Persons in charge to catalogue the provisions/chapters/articles

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The Constitutional Court Must Carefully Examine the Articles of Anti-Corporal Punishment of Children

ICJR is concerned about the violence against teachers that took place, but also assesses that the petition for Judicial Review of the Law No.35 of 2014 on Child Protection in the Constitutional Court has the potential to eliminate child protection

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ICJR Calls the Government and the House of Representatives to Carefully Measure the Duration of Arrest in the Anti-Terrorism Bill

The Government and the House of Representatives continued the discussion of the Anti-Terrorism Bill on 31 May 2017 in the Meeting Room of the Parliament’s Working Committee. The discussion is still focusing on the List of Issues (Daftar Inventarisasi Masalah)

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ICJR: Personal Conversation Should Not Be Criminalized

A private conversation between two adults is not the domain of criminal law. Cases of personal conversation, including conversations containing private intimate video between two adults are a recent trend of criminal charges. There are at least 3 cases related

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The Treatment of the Bombing Victims in Kampung Melayu Must Be Heightened

The punctual treatment of the bombing victims in Kampung Melayu needs to be appreciated. The emergency medical services do require acceleration and coordination from all of the parties. However, the government and relevant agencies must provide post-emergency medical services consistently,

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ICJR Strongly Criticized the Caning of LGBT Couple in Aceh

The Jinayat Law (Qanun Jinayat) for LGBT has created a tremendous stigma against LGBT groups and simultaneously discriminately targeting them for their sexual orientation. This Law encourages people to be homophobia, to do self-monitoring and detain anyone suspected for having

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Legislative Framework on Torture in Indonesia

Torture is often occuring in many places. In 2015, the National Police is ranked first as the institution being reported by the society to the National Commission of Human Rights (“Komnas HAM”). This situation is caused by various reasons, including

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