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Human Rights Overlooked as Indonesia's Presidential Election Nears
January 30, 2019
Human Rights Overlooked as Indonesia's Presidential Election Nears
Both candidates were largely silent on past and current human rights issues in the country.
Human Rights Overlooked as Indonesia's Presidential Election Nears
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
September 07, 2018
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Timorese victims of Indonesian occupation speak of murdered human rights defender Munir Said Thalib.
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Indonesia’s Human Rights After 20 Years of Reformasi
May 21, 2018
Indonesia’s Human Rights After 20 Years of Reformasi
Despite progress, human rights are still under threat.
Indonesia’s Human Rights After 20 Years of Reformasi
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
February 15, 2018
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
While proposed new laws may threaten human rights in Indonesia, the country continues to engage positively with the UN and other bodies.
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
The Toxic Impact of Indonesia’s Abusive Blasphemy Law
August 05, 2017
The Toxic Impact of Indonesia’s Abusive Blasphemy Law
A strain of intolerance is fueling the recent spate of blasphemy prosecutions.
The Toxic Impact of Indonesia’s Abusive Blasphemy Law
Indonesia at 71: Ups and Downs of a Democratic Giant
August 17, 2016
Indonesia at 71: Ups and Downs of a Democratic Giant
As Indonesia celebrates its independence, it is worth considering where it has been and where it is going.
Indonesia at 71: Ups and Downs of a Democratic Giant
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
August 04, 2016
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
Despite promising to improve Indonesia's human rights records, President Jokowi has upped the pace of executions.
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
Jokowi and the Death Penalty: Weighing the Costs and Benefits
July 30, 2016
Jokowi and the Death Penalty: Weighing the Costs and Benefits
Indonesia's president continues to execute drug offenders, despite international pressure.
Jokowi and the Death Penalty: Weighing the Costs and Benefits
A New Round of Indonesia Executions?
April 22, 2016
A New Round of Indonesia Executions?
There are signs that the country is preparing for more executions soon.
A New Round of Indonesia Executions?
Indonesia’s Worrying Shift on LGBT Rights
March 23, 2016
Indonesia’s Worrying Shift on LGBT Rights
Indonesia has seen a dramatic increase in discrimination and hate speech toward LGBT people -- including death threats.
Indonesia’s Worrying Shift on LGBT Rights
Jokowi Visit An Opportunity for Indonesia to Tackle its Papua Problem
December 27, 2014
Jokowi Visit An Opportunity for Indonesia to Tackle its Papua Problem
President’s Christmas visit to Papua provides momentum to address longstanding grievances
Jokowi Visit An Opportunity for Indonesia to Tackle its Papua Problem
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