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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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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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Increasing Criminal Sanction for Criminal Defamation in the R KUHP

Criminal Defamation in the Draft Criminal Code (R KUHP): elements of Criminal Defamation should be more precise, justifications must be expanded and criminal sanctions should be lighter. On 16 January 2017, the Working Committee for the R KUHP in Commission

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Larger State Intervention towards Articles on Decency under the Draft Bill on Criminal Code

“Crimes related to decency that are victimless crime in nature have the tendency to be overcriminalized” On 14 December 2016, the Working Committee (Panitia Kerja – “Panja”) of the Draft Bill on Criminal Code (“RKUHP”) at the Commission III of

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Unravelling the Roots of Makar: Judicial Review Submission on “Makar” to the Constitutional Court, 16 December 2016

The Criminal Code (“KUHP”) is the current legal framework for criminal law in Indonesia, which is originated from the Wetboek van Strafrecht voor Nederlandsch Indie (WvSNI). This legislation was ratified in Indonesia by Koninklijk Besluit (King’s Command) No. 33, dated

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A year Qanun Jinayat: Excessive Usage of Caning in Aceh

The Indonesian government must put an end to caning as a form of punishment and repeal or revise the provisions within the Qanun Jinayat (Islamic Criminal Law in Aceh) that provides violations of international law and national criminal law. Caning

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Joint Report on Issues on Death Penalty in Indonesia

This stakeholders’ report was jointly prepared by seven civil societies that are concerned with the issues relating to the death penalty in Indonesia. Notwithstanding the Government of Indonesia’s rejection of recommendations to abolish the death penalty,[1] this report conveys other

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Indonesia: Time to establish a moratorium on executions and review all death penalty cases as first steps towards abolition

Joint Public Statement of Amnesty International, ELSAM (Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy), HRWG (Human Rights Working Group), ICJR (Institute for Criminal Justice Reform), Imparsial, LBH Masyarakat (Community Legal Aid Institute) and PKNI (Indonesian Drug User Network) On 10 October,

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ICJR: Expanding Crimes Relating to Decency will Potentially Generate Over-Criminalization and Human Rights Violation

Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (“ICJR”) has officially read its petition as an indirect related party applicant before a trial which held in the Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi – “MK”) on 30 August 2016. In the petition, ICJR requested that

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ICJR: Final Results from the Discussion on the Draft Bill on Information and Electronic Transaction Will Still Potentially Threaten Freedom of Expression

“Revision to Article 27 (3) of the Information and Electronic Transaction Law (“ITE Law”) will not change the paradigm; the ITE Law will still threaten the freedom of expression and democracy” Based on the information received by the Institute for

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