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September 12, 2012
It wasn’t that long ago that Prabowo Subianto was one of Indonesia's most reviled men. The son-in-law of former Indonesian president General Suharto, Prabowo has been accused of kidnapping, human...
September 07, 2012
Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges....
September 06, 2012
Photo of Munir Said Thalib On September 7, 2004, leading Indonesian human rights defender Munir Said Thalib was poisoned with arsenic on a flight from Jakarta to Amsterdam. Eight years later,...
August 09, 2012
By Alison Searle This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. [caption id="attachment_20361" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Diaz Kusumawardani Diaz had her...



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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