Abductions & Extra-judicial Killings

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December 2007

News/Indonesia
Java Post – December 9, 2007

Jakarta – Memories of murdered human rights activist Munir are still strong in the mind of many activists. Thus it was on December 8, when a commemoration was held to coincide with his birthday. Hundreds of activists from various community organisations took to the streets to demand justice for Munir.

November 2007

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Detik.com – November 1, 2007

M. Rizal Maslan/Muhammad Nur Hayid, Jakarta – The Solidarity Action Committee for Munir (Kasum) doubts the neutrality of Supreme Court Chief Justice Bagir Manan as the presiding judge in the judicial review of the Munir murder case.

October 2007

News/Indonesia
Kompas – October 28, 2007

Palembang, Kompas – The Munir murder case could become a political commodity in the 2009 elections if the government does not quickly solve the issue. In the end the case will only be politicised to improve the image of the political parties, presidential candidates or to hit out at their political opponents.

News/Indonesia
Kompas – October 17, 2007

Jakarta – There is a strong possibly that a commitment to solve the murder of human rights activist Munir will be sought from political parties or presidential and vice presidential candidates who will participate in the 2009 general elections.

September 2007

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Detik.com – September 7, 2007

Anwar Khumaini, Jakarta – Three years have passed without any progress being made on who murdered human rights activist Munir. In a speech, Munir’s widow Suciwati demanded that the National Intelligence Agency (BIN) be “cleansed” of Munir’s killers.

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Detik.com – September 7, 2007

Nurul Hidayati, Jakarta – The offices of the National Intelligence Agency (BIN) on Jl. Kalibata in South Jakarta will be the target of demonstrations on Friday September 7, or exactly three years since the murder of Munir, a staunch human rights activist. Two groups who will be demonstrating at the BIN offices.

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Detik.com – September 7, 2007

Bagus Kurniawan, Yogyakarta – Activists in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta commemorated three years since Munir’s death by demanding that the National Intelligence Agency (BIN) be disbanded.

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Tempo Interactive – September 7, 2007

Sunudyantoro/Rohman Taufiq, Surabaya – Today, three years ago, human rights activist Munir died on a flight from Jakarta via Singapore to Amsterdam. A peaceful action commemorating his death was held in front of the State Grahadi Building in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on Friday September 7.

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Detik.com – September 7, 2007

Anwar Khumaini, Jakarta – Exactly three years since Munir’s death, one thousand people from the Solidarity Alliance for Munir and Democracy (Asumsi) gathered at the Proclamation Monument on Jl. Proklamasi in Central Jakarta on Friday September 7.

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Detik.com – September 7, 2007

Anwar Khumaini, Jakarta – A bunch of roses and a wreath of flowers symbolising the death of Munir was handed to officials on guard in front of the National Intelligence Agency (BIN) offices. Not one of them however wanted to accept them.