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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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ICJR Criticizes District Court of Bandung Decision on Wisni’s Case and District Court of Yogyakarta Decision on Florence’s case

Both decisions has undermined the criminal law principles and constitutes a violation of freedom of expression protected by the Indonesian Constitution Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) criticizes District Court of Bandung on Wesni Yetti’s case and District Court of

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Article 27 of Draft Law on Electronic Information and Transaction is still Problematic, ICJR Urge the Government of Indonesia to Reevaluate

Currently the Government through the Minister of Law and Human Rights and the Minister of Communication and Information Technology is preparing a Draft on Amendment to Law No. 11 of 2008 on Electronic Information and Transaction (ITE). The Draft Law

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House sets priority bills despite early criticism

After weeks of discussion with the government, the House of Representatives Legislation Body (Baleg) has completed a list of 159 bills regulating various aspects of life to be endorsed until 2019. However, some have sparked concern, particularly from law observers.

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A Myth Entitled: Death Penalty to Deter Crimes

Indonesia has failed to prevent crimes and moratorium of death row inmates is exigent. Death penalty has always been triggering strong controversy. Some take a view that provision and implementation of death penalty is in contradiction with rights to live,

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