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Alternatives to Imprisonment: Provision, Implementation, and Projection of Alternatives to Imprisonment in Indonesia

In the Indonesian context, the design and implementation of criminal law is very closely related to prison sentence. In the public as well as legal academic discourses, prison sentence is always linked to deterring – primarily – criminal offenders. Prison

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A Game of Fate: Report on Indonesia Death Penalty Policy in 2019

The pathway to the abolition of the death penalty found a way in the 2015 Draft Bill, which stipulates that death penalty as a punishment in a special manner shall be applied alternatively in court sentencing. The 2015 Draft Bill

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ICJR Policy Brief: EU – Indonesia Human Rights Dialogue

Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) established in 2007 is an independent research institution focusing on criminal law reform, criminal justice system reform, and legal reform in general in Indonesia. ICJR has conducted three major programs: research and advocacy, training,

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ICJR & PRI Policy Brief: EU – Indonesia Human Rights Dialogue

In this policy briefing the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR)[1] and Penal Reform International (PRI)[2] detail key concerns on the interlinking issues on the agenda for the European Union-Indonesia Human Rights Dialogue in Brussels on 8 November 2019, and

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Strategies to Reduce Overcrowding in Indonesia: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions

In the formation of law, the purpose of the State should be the main reference for lawmakers to think about. The 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia specifies four purposes of the State, i.e., to protect all the people

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Following Siti Aisyah’s Release, Indonesian Government Should Avoid Double Standard on Fair Trial and Death Penalty

ICJR appreciates the efforts of the Indonesian Government to ensure the fulfilment of fair trial rights on Siti Aisyah’s case during the trial abroad so that she can totally avoid capital punishment. With regards to this issue, ICJR encourages the

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7 Critical Issues Absent from the Presidential Speech Commemorating the 73rd Indonesian Independence Day

ICJR notes seven issues that should have been mentioned by the President Joko Widodo to demonstrate his commitment in Nawacita which includes providing security to all citizens, criminal justice reform, enhancing public welfare, and of course, the mental revolution. On

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Indonesia: Release 15-year-old rape survivor jailed for abortion

Amnesty International Indonesia and the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) call on Indonesian authorities to unconditionally and immediately release a 15-year-old girl who was convicted for obtaining an abortion after having been raped by her brother. Our organizations also

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Overcoming the Execution in Limbo: Review on the Death Penalty Policy in Indonesia in 2017

Every 10th of October, the world is commemorating the Anti-Death Penalty Day. This commemoration is determined during a congress held in Rome on May 2002 by number of organizations which are against the implementation of death penalties. This year remarks

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ICJR Delivers 6 Recommendations on the Death Penalty

On the 10th of October, the World annually commemorates the Day against Death Penalty with the main call to oppose the death penalty practices which is an uncivil punishment and has been eliminated by many countries in the World. Indonesia

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