news reports, articles, statements and press releases on Indonesia are
located on the home page.
– Material on Aceh is
– Material on West Papua
attacks Ahmadiyah mosque in East Java - Jakarta Globe. May 17, 2013
activists jailed for riot against sugar plantation - Jakarta Globe.
May 17, 2013
takes new toll on PKS - Jakarta Post. May 17, 2013
Shiites reject award for SBY - Jakarta Post. May 16, 2013
stalls ratification - Jakarta Post. May 16, 2013
State Department points to human rights problems in Indonesia - Jakarta
Globe. May 15, 2013
clerics call on House to end Sampang persecution - Jakarta Post. May
Order rebel's poems to hit print - Jakarta Globe. May 14, 2013
mayor, MUI petition SBY to ban Ahmadiyah - Jakarta Globe. May 14, 2013
groups ask Yudhoyono to turn down religious freedom award - Jakarta
Post. May 11, 2013
& Press Releases
Four Ahmadiyya places of worship closed in a month, one more at imminent
risk - Amnesty International Public Statement. May 5, 2013
Military shoot four detainees to death and beat prison guards in Sleman
- Asian Human Rights Commission Urgent Appeal. May 2, 2013
For the millions, not the millionaires - Yogyakarta May Day Action
Committee Statement. May 1, 2013
Nine more to be executed in Indonesia - Amnesty International Urgent
Action. April 29, 2013
Civilian courts should try abusive soldiers - Human Rights Watch Press
Release. April 24, 2013
Government collaborates with non-tolerant groups in closing down three
Ahmadi mosques in Cianjur - Asian Human Rights Commission Urgent Appeal.
April 24, 2013
Government of city of Bekasi close down an Ahmadi mosque, allegedly at
the demands of non-tolerant groups - Asian Human Rights Commission
Urgent Appeal. April 10, 2013
Victim of torture and fabrication of charges in Surabaya is left without
reparation - Asian Human Rights Commission Urgent Appeal. April 5,
Bekasi authorities demolish a church thereby nurturing religious intolerance
in the territory - Asian Human Rights Commission Urgent Appeal.
March 27, 2013
President must ensure truth and justice for 1997-98 enforced disappearances
- Amnesty international Public Statement. March 22, 2013
Rising violence against religious minorities - Human Rights Watch
Statement. March 21, 2013
to face the past: Justice for past abuses in Indonesia's Aceh province
- Amnesty International. April 18, 2013 (PDF format)
Religion's Name: Abuses against Religious Minorities in Indonesia -
Human Rights Watch. February 28, 2013 (PDF format)
State of Human Rights in Indonesia in 2012 - Asian Human Rights Commission
report. December 10, 2012 (PDF format)
Indonesian Extremists Regroup - International Crisis Group. July 16,
2012 (PDF format)
Briefing to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against
Women - Amnesty International. July 2012 (PDF format)
Report Indonesia - Amnesty International. May 24, 2012
Force: Impunity for police violence in Indonesia - Amnesty International.
April 24, 2012 (PDF format)
Human Rights Report: Indonesia - Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights,
and Labor. April 8, 2011
The Deadly Cost of Poor Policing - International Crisis Group. February
Report 2012: Indonesia - Human Rights Watch.
January 23, 2012 (includes Aceh
Reforms: Impunity, discrimination and security force violations in Indonesia
- Amnesty International Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review.
May-June 2012 (PDF format)
fight for workers' rights in Indonesia
in July 1995, this document provides background and information for solidarity
activists on the economic and political conditions faced by Indonesian
workers and the activities of the Indonesian labour movement.
together - Indonesians and East Timorese join in struggle
in March 1996, this document details the December 7, 1995 embassy occupations
in Jakarta by Indonesian and East Timorese activists. It includes previously
unreleased press reports, statements and chronologies and interviews with
participants produced at the time the actions were being carried out.
struggle for democracy in Indonesia - Introducing the PRD
in November 1996, this document is an introduction to the Indonesian people's
struggle against the Indonesian dictatorship and background information
on the PRD.
Sari: Jailed for daring to struggle
First published in December
1997, this is a story of an activist whose courage, tireless struggle and
self-sacrifice has won the respect of activists and ordinary Indonesians
Australian military ties with Indonesia
Published July 1998, this
document examines the history of Australia's military ties with Indonesia
and its ongoing support for the regime in the post-Suharto era.
in revolt - democracy or death
Indonesia in revolt - democracy
or death was made in Indonesia and Australia between August 1998 and March
1999 in cooperation with activists from the Indonesian political underground,
it tells the story of the successful struggle by Indonesian students to
get rid of Suharto. It also shows how the struggle for full democracy,
social justice and freedom in Indonesia, is not yet over. (Available from
23 April, 1999)
One Struggle One Change
Indonesia: One Struggle
One Change examins how teh current economic crisis has created the greatest
opportunity for change Indonesians have seen in years. One Change is a
comprehensive 30-minute documentary shot in Indonesia and East Timor in
1997. The documentary captures the current political climate through
the voices of those long silenced. Pro-democracy advocates, East
Timorese, labour organisers, students, and workers speak out about life
under the boot of the Indonesian regime.
is only one word - RESIST!
is only one word - RESIST! is a 30 minute documentary which provides a
background to the explosive political and social conditions in Indonesia.
It examines developments in the pro-democracy movement and includes an
exclusive interview with jailed activist Dita Sari, other PRD activists
and footage of the July 27, 1996, military attack on the Indonesian Democratic