Report on Criminal Law Reform: Review and Recommendation

General Overview on Indonesia Criminal Law Reform 2014 Early 2013, the government finally submitted two crucial legislation, namely the Draft Bill on Criminal Code (RKUHP) and Draft Bill on Criminal Procedural Law (RKUHAP) to the House of Representatives. These draft

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ICJR: Provision on Limitation for Retrial Application under the Supreme Court Circular Letter is not Appropriate

The Supreme Court has contravened the basic legal principle of “Lex Specialis Derogat Legi Generali” (specific law prevails over general law) in formulating the limitation of retrial (Peninjauan Kembali) application in the Circular Letter. In concluding the 2014, the Supreme

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ICJR: Children’s Interests are at Stake if the GoI still close the Access to the Discussion of the Draft of Government Regulation on SPPA

Under the newly Juvenile Justice System Law (UU Sistem Peradilan Pidana Anak/SPPA Law), the government of Indonesia is still obligated to issue 6 Government Regulations and 2 Presidential Regulations. The Presiden SBY Administration is considered as fail to conduct a

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ICLaD Issue No. 2/2014

This edition of ICLaD will discuss the implementation of Law No. 11 of 2012 on Juvenile Justice System (Sistem Peradilan Pidana Anak). A law that is projected as a regulation that upholds the right of children and adopts certain principles

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ICJR Calls for more Progressive Regulatory Plan and Urges the GoI to Settle Outstanding Liabilities on Criminal Regulations

Following the end of 2014 political year in which new president and member of house of representative has been elected, Indonesia will be entering 2015 which constitutes the first year where the new administration will project its future regulation plan.

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ICJR Submitted Petition against Indonesia MCI Regulation on Internet Censorship to the Supreme Court

Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR), Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM), Legal Aid Center for Press (LBH Pers), Indonesian ICT Partnership (ICT Watch), Shelly Woyla Marliane, Damar Juniarto, Ayu Oktariani, and Suratim formally submitted a judicial review petition

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ICLaD Issue No.1/2014

This edition of ICLaD will explore and highlight two important matters on criminal law reform, namely: draft of Indonesian Criminal Code (Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Pidana – KUHP) and draft of Indonesian Criminal Procedural Law (Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Acara Pidana –

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ICJR Demands the Government to Fulfill Promise to Revise ITE Law and Repeal Article 27 Paragraph 3 of ITE Law

Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) reminds the Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Rudiantara, to immediately fulfil the Government’s promise to revise Law on Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE Law). Anggara, the Chairperson of Governing Board of ICJR, asserts

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ICJR Pushes the District Court of South Jakarta to Use Examination through Teleconference for Child Witness/Child Victim in the JIS Case

On 7 October 2014 in the District Court of South Jakarta, the trial of Jakarta International School (JIS) case had been performed with an agenda of child witness examination that was conducted in closed. Had been presented child witnesses who

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ICJR: The JIS Case Trial Must Become an Implementation Model of Child Witness Protection in Accordance with the Juvenile Justice Law

Currently the Jakarta International School (JIS) sexual abuse case is ongoing in the South Jakarta Court. And since the last two weeks witnesses examination are conduted including witnesses that are categorized as a child or more commonly known as child

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