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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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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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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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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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