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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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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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2018 Indonesian Death Penalty Report: “Perpetuating Lies”

The fight to abolish death penalty in Indonesia is still a long way to go and it continues from now on. Many commitments that have been announced by Indonesia in many international forums, did not make Indonesia immediately abolish death

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ICJR Menyambut Baik Langkah Malaysia untuk Menghapuskan Ancaman Hukuman Mati terhadap 33 Jenis Tindak Pidana

Pemerintah Malaysia akhirnya mengambil langkah konkret untuk menghapus hukuman mati secara hukum terhadap 33 jenis tindak pidana yang tersebar dalam 8 Undang-Undang. ICJR mendorong Pemerintah Indonesia untuk mulai memikirkan langkah progresif seperti yang diambil Malaysia. Setelah mengumumkan secara jelas posisi

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Death Penalty Policy in Indonesia

As a part of many types of punishment, death penalty in Indonesia was not introduced by the colonial government—the Netherland Indies government. Prior to the European colonialism, Kings and Sultans in Nusantara region have implemented death penalty to their slaves/subordinates.

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ICJR calls for Government Assurance on “Indonesian Way” of Death Penalty

The administration of President Joko Widodo introduced the commutation mechanism for the death penalty as criminal punishment. This mechanism applies when there is no execution being done in 10 years of waiting period, the punishment would be commuted from death

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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: Pemerintah Harus Konsisten soal “Jalan Tengah” Dalam Hukuman Mati di RKUHP

Ketidakjelasan posisi pemerintah terlihat dari rekomendasi pemerintah untuk mengubah ketentuan mengenai syarat masa percobaan yang harus dimuat di dalam putusan pengadilan oleh hakim, yang berarti tidak semua terpidana hukuman mati dapat diberikan masa percobaan ini. Isu mengenai pidana mati di dalam RKUHP merupakan salah

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The Government is Inconsistent with Saving its Citizens from Death Penalty

Despite our appreciation of the government’s achievements, ICJR considers this inconsistency shows that saving lives of Indonesian citizens is merely a diplomatic achievement and not the realization of the 1945 Constitution preamble which is to protect all the nations and

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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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