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Indonesia: Government should immediately establish moratorium after maladministration in the execution

The undersigned organizations urge the government of Indonesia to establish an official moratorium on all executions and review all death penalty cases with a view to the commutation of their sentences, as immediate first steps towards abolition of the death

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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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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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Review of Laws Providing for Chemical Castration in Criminal Justice

Ministries and State Institutions in Jokowi government proposed a draft of Government Regulation in lieu of Law (PERPPU) to adopt chemical castration for perpetrators of child sexual crime. This proposal creates pros and cons among stakeholders including those legal experts,

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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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Envisioning Indonesian Criminal Code Reform: Challenges in Reforming Criminal System and Protecting Civil Liberties

The discussion on the Draft Bill on Criminal Code (RKUHP) for Indonesia is one of the most crucial events in Indonesia. This is the first time when the Government and the parliament are on the same table and try to

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Revision of the Law on Combating Terrorism Should Reinforce the Rights of Victims to be Remedied

Prior to the case of the first Bali bombing, the Marriott Hotel bombing and the second Bali bombing, Indonesia’s response in the fight against terrorism is increasing dramatically. It is demonstrated with the issuance of Government Regulation in Lieu of

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Indonesia suspends executions of death row convicts

The government has suspended executions of convicts on death row amid the current economic slowdown, Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Luhut Panjaitan said on Thursday. He said the government was focusing on improving economic growth, which accelerated at

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The “lex superior derogat legi inferiori” principle must be used, all regional regulations must comply with KUHP

There are many violations under regional regulations (Perda) in terms of criminal sanctions, due to weak oversight from the Ministry of Interior Affairs One of many crucial issues under RKUHP is the impact of KUHP to the Perda that stipulate

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Commission III Started the Discussion on the Draft Bill on Criminal Code: Public Participation and Result of Discussion must be Accessible for the Public

On 26 October 2015, the Commission III of the House of Representatives officially submitted the Issues Inventory List (Daftar Inventaris Masalah – “DIM”) of the Draft Bill on Criminal Code (“RKUHP”) to the Minister of Law and Human Rights. Aziz

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