Freedom in Danger: The Current Development of Indonesian Bill of Penal Code

The Penal Code of the Republic of Indonesia is inherited from the Dutch East Indies and was applied in Indonesia as regulated in the Law No.1 year 1946 on Penal Code. In 1963, based on the resolution of National Law

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ICJR: Government of Indonesia Should Consistently Promote “Win-Win Solution” Regarding the Provisions of Death Penalty in the Penal Code Bill (RKUHP)

The government’s recommendation to alter the provisions related to the conditions of probation period for convicted sentenced to death shows that the goverment are in doubt in taking a side on this issue. The recommendation entails that the conditions shall

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ICJR: Stop Extra Judicial Killing by Police!

The use of firearm by Indonesian police should be the last resort in order to incapacitate suspects. Police officers may use the firearm only when they have no reasonable alternative measure to stop the suspects committing a crime or to

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Political Economy of Pre-Trial Detention: Indonesia Case Study

Pre-trial detention has increasingly become recognised as an important problem in prisons, contributing to overcrowding and poor prison conditions. It can indicate how state and society treats suspects, and can indicate problems with compliance with the principles of due process,

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ICLU: Draft Bill on Wiretapping: How Is It Regulated?

This edition of ICLU is discussing on the Draft Bill on Wiretapping and focusing on the model of the Wiretapping Law that will be part of the criminal justice system in Indonesia. The current regulation on Wiretapping is still in

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Analysis & Projection of the Implication of Draft Criminal Code towards the Correctional Conditions and Policies

The reformation towards Criminal Law Code (Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Pidana) (hereinafter referred to as “KUHP) by its drafter constituted the foundation of a building called the national criminal law system. Further, the reformation promotes fundamental mission, namely: decolonialization of KUHP

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The Use of Diversion in Juvenile Justice Settings in Australia: with particular focus on the state of Victoria

This research is the result of law internship program hosted by Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) and facilitated by Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS). This partnership aimed to increase students’ awareness of legal issues that are being

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Indonesia’s Legal Framework on Hate Speech

This edition of ICLU elaborates the legal framework on hate speech law in Indonesia. The discussion will cover all provisions regarding hate speech in criminal law currently incorporated in various Indonesian laws. It is noteworthy that the current situation on

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The National Alliance for Penal Code Reform and ICJR’s Recommendations to Determine the Sentencing Guidelines

The National Alliance for Penal Code Reform and ICJR reject the use of the Delphi Method by the Government to determine the length of criminal sentences. We also request that the House of Representatives give more critical regard to these proposals

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On the Inclusion of the Living Law in the Bill of Penal Code, the Government Should Fulfill the Main Purpose of the New Penal Code Is to Unify the Criminal Law

The Government and The Drafting Team from House of Representatives Agreed Upon the Legality of Living Law in The New Bill of Penal Code, ICJR: The Government Should Fulfill the Main Purpose of The New Penal Code Is to Unify the Criminal

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