Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Solidarity Action Committee for Munir (KASUM) Secretary General Bivitri Susanti has expressed frustration with the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM), which has made no move to declare the assassination of renowned human rights activists Munir
Abductions & Extra-judicial Killings
Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – Activists who are part of the Reject Forgetting Coalition commemorated what would have been the 60th birthday of missing poet and activist Wiji Thukul at the National Gallery in Gambir, Central Jakarta, on Saturday August 26.
Adhyasta Dirgantara, Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politician and 1998 activist Budiman Sudjatmiko says that Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Chairperson Prabowo Subianto claimed in 2002 to have repatriated all of the activists
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Amnesty International Executive Director Usman Hamid says that the statements by Medan Mayor Bobby Nasution supporting begal (violent robbers) being shot dead reminds him of those made by former Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte who pursued a shoot
Edward Gilbert Munthe, Medan – The Medan Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) has slammed a statement by Medan mayor and President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's brother-in-law, Bobby Nasution, supporting criminals being shot dead.
Adhyasta Dirgantara, Jakarta – Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Deputy Chairperson Fadli Zon has given an explanation in response to an issue that is often used to "attack" Gerindra Chairperson Prabowo Subianto ahead of each election, namely the abduction of pro-democracy activists in 1998
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has again raised the issue of the involvement of Defense Minister (Menhan) Prabowo Subianto in past gross human rights violations.
Jakarta – On October 22, 2004, AM Hendropriyono resigned from his position as National Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief. He only held the position for three years after being inaugurated on August 10, 2001.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) and human rights civil society organisations have expressed their condolences over the death of Siti Dyah Sujirah (Sipon), the wife of People's Democratic Party (PRD) activist and poet Wiji Thukul.
Jakarta – Siti Dyah Sujirah or Sipon died today on Thursday January 5. She was the wife of People's Democratic Party (PRD) activist and poet Wiji Thukul, who was disappeared in 1996 for his frequent and harsh criticism of Suharto's New Order regime.
Sipon married Thukul in October 1998. The couple were gifted with two children named Fajar Merah and Fitri Nganthi Wani.