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September 05, 2014
Washington, D.C. – On the tenth anniversary of the assassination of leading Indonesian human rights defender Munir Said Thalib, Human Rights First urged the U.S. government to call on Indonesian...
October 04, 2013
Washington, D.C. – As Secretary Kerry travels to Indonesia to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bali, Human Rights First urges him to raise longstanding human rights...


Issue Brief | October 04, 2013
With President Obama canceling his Indonesia trip due to the government shutdown, it now falls to Secretary of State John Kerry to lead the American delegation's visit to this...
Report | November 10, 2011
Human Rights First submitted a Shadow Report to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in November 2011 for consideration in its summary of stakeholder submissions for Indonesia...

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