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Constitutional Court Rejected the Petition for a Judicial Review of Article 284, paragraph (1), paragraph (2), paragraph (3), paragraph (4) and paragraph (5), Article 285 and Article 292 of the Indonesian Criminal Code

In Decision No. 46/PUU-XIV/2016 dated 14 December 2017, the Constitutional Court rejected Case No. 46/PUU-XIV/2016 on a Judicial Review of Article 284, paragraph (1), paragraph (2), paragraph (3), paragraph (4) and paragraph (5), Article 285 and Article 292 of the

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Criminalization over Abortion in the RKUHP will Potentially Target Pregnant Women, Rape Victims and Health Personnel/Supporting Personnel

In the RKUHP, the setting of ‘deliberate termination of a human pregnancy’, or also known as abortion, is regulated in two chapters, namely Chapter XIV on Crimes against Decency (Kesusilaan), specifically in the Sixth Section on Treatment that May Lead

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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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ICLU Issue No 1/2017

A new beginning in 2017, we decided to change the name of this publication from ICLaD to ICLU. This change is part of our effort to present an overview and basic information about the latest legal developments in the Indonesia

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The strengthening of State Protection in the Future Indonesian Criminal Code

The discussion of Book II of the Draft Bill on the Indonesian Criminal Code (Rancangan Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Pidana – “RKUHP”) has been up to Article 285 During the recess period of the House, on 31 October to 15 November

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Joint Stakeholder’s Report Relating to the Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Association and Assembly in Indonesia

This report was prepared by a number of civil society organisations in Indonesia, namely, CIVICUS, Legal Aid Center for the Press (LBH Pers), the Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM), the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR), Peoples Participation

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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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Joint Report on Issues Relating to the Qanun Jinayat of Aceh

The report is also part of follow-up agreement in workshopon Qanun Jinayat held by SP on October 6th2016 along with CSO networks, religious leaders, and academics from Aceh and National. Through this workshop, SP had gathered various data and situation

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Joint Stakeholders Report on Issues Relating to the Revision of Penal Code and Situation of Torture in Indonesia

In previous UPR session in 2012, Indonesia received a number of recommendations from other member States, one of which specifically related to the need of an adequate revision of the Penal Code and ensuring that preventive measures and legal ramification

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#Indonesia : Executed in the name of Law

The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) hereby expresses our deep disappointment and concern for the decision of President Joko Widodo and his administration to continue the execution of 14 death convicts. This effort to execute the death row, in

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