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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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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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Torture remains a part of Criminal Law Enforcement in Indonesia

“Indonesia has failed to prevent and handle many torture cases. Not to mention a weakening of their legal system against the torture” General situation On 26 June 2016, international community will once more celebrate the world’s anti-torture day. Indonesia, which

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ICJR Proposes Several Inputs in the Public Hearing of the Special Committee on the Draft Bill on Terrorism

On Tuesday, 31 May 2016, the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (“ICJR”) was invited by the Special Committee on the Draft Bill on Terrorism to deliver several inputs in the Public Hearing which held in the House of Representatives (DPR).

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Chemical Castration Would Violate Human Rights of Sex Offenders

A coalition of human rights groups has voiced opposition to the governments plan to introduce chemical castration for sex offenders. Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) researcher Anggara demanded that the government and the House of Representatives drop the plan,

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The Commemoration of World Day Against Death Penalty Must Be The Momentum for President Joko Widodo to Respect the Right to Life

Commemorating the World Day Against Death Penalty every 10 October, the National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform (Aliansi Nasional Reformasi KUHP) along with Anti Death Penalty Coalition (Koalisi Anti Hukuman Mati), urge President Joko Widodo to abolish death penalty in

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Overview on Death Penalty in Indonesia

During President Joko Widodo administration, Indonesia decided to execute the death convicts involved in narcotics crime. The first batch of the execution was organized on 18 January 2015, and the second batch was on 29 April 2015. Before executing these

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ICJR Questions Legal Process on Zainal Abidin

Zainal Abidin’s case review petition (peninjauan kembali), was buried deep with other documents and undetected. The Supreme Court, however, made the decision on the case review just two days before Mr. Abidin was executed. ICJR presumes that the Supreme Court

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ICJR Appreciates the Constitutional Court Decision for Broadening the Ambit of Pretrial Hearing

Institute for Criminal justice Reform (ICJR) welcome the recent Decision No. 21/PUU-XII/2014 rendered by the Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi/MK) in broadening the object matter that can be heard by pretrial hearing (Praperadilan), including the act of investigator in naming of

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Supreme Court to Review Its Own Regulation. Civil Society has filed judicial review petition on the Supreme Court Circular Letter on the Limitation of Case Review Application Submission at the Supreme Court

The Coalition Against Death Penalty (Koalisi Anti Hukuman Mati) consisted of ICJR, Elsam, Imparsial, HRWG, LBH Masyarakat, Setara institute, and Ikohi perceived that the Supreme Court Circular Letter No. 7 of 2014 on the Limitation of Case Review Application Submission

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