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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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Indonesia Fair Trial Report 2018

Happy New Year 2019! New year is usually followed up by evaluating during the past one year and determining the resolutions for the upcoming years. We (the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform) is also embedding this spirit. This report is

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ICJR Sent Amicus Curiae to Jambi High Court for Rape Victim Jailed for Abortion

On Monday, 6 August 2018, ICJR has sent Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) Letter to the Jambi High Court for the Case of a minor (hereinafter X) who received 6 months of imprisonment as ruled in the Muara Bulian

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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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ICJR Condemns the Police’s Arbitrary Actions against Transgender People in Aceh

The Arbitrary Actions of the Law Enforcement Officials in Aceh: The National Chief of Police must immediately investigate the North Aceh District Chief of Police and the Aceh Regional Chief of Police for failing to carry out their duties. On

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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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