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needs to boost exports as foreign debt increases: BI – Jakarta Post.
February 8, 2018
human rights chief warns Indonesia to clamp down on rising intolerance
against LGBT community – Agence France Presse. February 7, 2018
code draft revision 'inherently discriminatory': UN Human Rights Chief
– Jakarta Globe. February 7, 2018
the LGBT – Tempo. February 7, 2018
democracy in retreat – Jakarta Post Editorial. February 5, 2018
before marriage 'fudge' gives hope to Indonesia's persecuted gays –
South China Morning Post. February 4, 2018
agree to extend defense cooperation – Tempo. February 4, 2018
classifies homosexuality as 'mental disorder' – India today. February
code revisions should be put back in drawer: Rights commission – Jakarta
Globe. February 3, 2018
lawmakers push to outlaw unmarried and gay sex – Nikkei Asian Review.
February 2, 2018
& Press Releases
Department of State 2016 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Indonesia
Chapter – Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. March 3, 2017
a more equal Indonesia – Oxfam. February 23, 2017 (PDF format)
International Report Indonesia 2016/2017 – Amnesty International. February
Bankers: How HSBC is Financing Forest Destruction for Palm Oil – Greenpeace.
January 17, 2017 (PDF format)
Report 2017: Indonesia – Human Rights Watch. January 12, 2017
Great Palm Oil Scandal: Labour Abuses Behind Big Brand Names – Amnesty
International. November 30, 2016 (PDF format)
Paradise: Palm Oil in the Land of the Tree Kangaroo -- Mighty Earth.
September 1, 2016
Political Games Ruin Our Lives' – Indonesia's LGBT Community Under
Threat. Human Rights Watch Report. August 10, 2016
Report of the International People's Tribunal (IPT) 1965: Findings and
Documents of the IPT 1965 – July 20, 2016
in Hell: Abuses against People with Psychosocial Disabilities in Indonesia–
Human Rights Watch. March 21, 2016
on the Indonesian Military's Influence – Institute for Policy Analysis
of Conflict (IPAC). March 11, 2016 (summary). Full
report (PDF format)
International Annual Report Indonesia 2015/2016 – Amnesty International.
February 23, 2016
Report 2016: Indonesia – Human Rights Watch. January 27, 2016
Justice: Unfair trials and the death penalty in Indonesia – Amnesty
International. October 15, 2015 (PDF format)
50 years of injustice – Martha Meijer, July 2015 (PDF format)
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Indonesia – Bureau of Democracy,
Human Rights, and Labor. June 25, 2015
Expanding Role of the Indonesian Military – Institute for Policy Analysis
of Conflict (IPAC). May 25, 2015 (summary). Full
report (PDF format)
Report 2015: Indonesia - Human Rights Watch. January 30, 2015
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