Abductions & Extra-judicial Killings

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September 2010

Kompas – September 30, 2010

M. Hernowo – On September 28, 2009, a House of Representatives (DPR) plenary session decided to accept the recommendations of the Special Committee on Missing Persons on the results of an investigation into the forced disappearances of activists in 1997-1998.

Kompas – September 8, 2010

Jakarta – Hundreds of people from various groups including as human rights activists, victims of human rights violations and students demonstrated in front of the State Palace in Jakarta on Tuesday September 7.

Tempo Interactive – September 7, 2010

Rosalina, Jakarta – A number of organisations that are part of the group Friends of Munir held a protest action in Jakarta on September 7 demanding a full resolution to the death of human rights activist Munir.

Tribunnews.com – September 5, 2010

Alie Usman, Jakarta – Scores of social and non-government organisations that are part of the Friends of Munir movement gathered today to commemorate six years since Munir’s death, a human rights activists killed mysteriously on his way to continue studies in the Netherlands six years ago.

May 2010

Detik.com – May 8, 2010

Mega Putra Ratya, Jakarta – Around 200 people from the Indonesian People’s Opposition Front (FOR Indonesia) held an action in which 100 candles were lit at the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in Central Jakarta to commemorate 17 years since the murder of labour activist Marsinah.

Perempuan Mahardhika – May 8, 2010
Disband the TNI’s territorial command Liberate Indonesia from capitalism Arrest and try Marsinah’s killers

Marsinah was a woman worker who was militant and courageous.

April 2010

Kompas – April 6, 2010

Jakarta – On Monday April 5 the victims and families of victims of the abduction and forced disappearance of activists in 1997-1998, Semanggi I and II and Trisakti filed a suit with the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) against the President of the Republic of Indonesia over the president’s decision to promote Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin as depu

March 2010

Kompas – March 10, 2010

Jakarta – The international community continues to focus on the Indonesian government’s handling of the murder of human rights activist Munir. The Indonesian government, particularly the Attorney General’s Office (AGO), needs to accelerate the handling of the case by submitting a judicial review of the Supreme Court’s appeal decision.

February 2010

Kompas – February 20, 2010

On Friday February 19, there was something different taking place at the Army’s Special Forces or Kopassus headquarters in Cijantung, East Jakarta.

Detik.com – February 9, 2010

Moksa Hutasoit, Jakarta – The Supreme Court appeal decision to release former State Intelligence Agency (BIN) deputy Muchdi Purwoprandjono from all charges of involvement in the Munir murder was because the judges were incompetent. The Three Supreme Court judges handling the case were not experts in criminal law.