Indonesia

Indonesia elections: Watershed for human rights

On Wednesday 9 July, Indonesians are heading to the polls to elect a new president, with the two leading candidates – Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto – facing off in a deciding vote.

Indonésie. La fermeture d'un lieu de culte ahmadi est un nouvel exemple de la répression religieuse qui sévit dans le pays

La fermeture d’un lieu de culte ahmadi par les autorités locales de Java-Ouest constitue un acte à la fois inquiétant et arbitraire. Il s’agit du dernier exemple en date de la répression permanente frappant les minorités religieuses en Indonésie, a déclaré Amnesty International. La fermeture d’un lieu de culte ahmadi par les autorités locales de Java-Ouest constitue un acte à la fois inquiétant et arbitraire.

Indonesia: Arbitrary closure of Ahmadiyya place of worship highlights religious repression

The closure of an Ahmadiyya place of worship by local authorities in West Java is a disturbing and arbitrary move, and just the latest example of ongoing repression of religious minorities in Indonesia, Amnesty International said. The closure of an Ahmadiyya place of worship by local authorities in West Java is a disturbing and arbitrary move, and just the latest example of ongoing repression of religious minorities in Indon

Indonésie. Le prochain président devra faire des droits humains une priorité

Au cours des 10 années de présidence de Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, seules des avancées sporadiques ont été réalisées en matière de droits humains. Le prochain président indonésien devra rapidement tenter de venir à bout des violations incessantes des droits fondamentaux et abroger des lois répressives et discriminatoires, écrit Amnesty International, mardi 29 avril, dans un document établissant un programme en matière de droits humains destiné aux candidats à la présidence de l’Indonésie. Au cours des 10 années de présidence de Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, seules des avancées sporadiques ont été réalisées en matière de droits humains.

Indonesia’s next leader must prioritize human rights - 29 April 2014

Headline Title:  Indonesia’s next leader must prioritize human rights President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s decade in office has been marked by only patchy progress on human rights and Indonesia’s next leader must urgently tackle ongoing violations and repeal repressi Indonesia’s next leader must urgently tackle ongoing violations and repeal repressive and discriminatory laws, Amnesty International said today in a human rights agenda for Indonesia’s presidential candidates. Media Node:  Indonesia Twitter Tag:  Indonesia Story Location:  Indonesia 1° 39' 48.4236" S, 120° 0' 54.5364" E “It is disappointing that during the campaigning period the candidates have so far mostly ignored human rights. Indonesia has come a long way over the past decade, but there are still serious challenges remaining that the candidates should address. ” Source:  Rupert Abbott, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia Pacific Director. URL:  Human rights agenda for Indonesia’s presidential candidates Description:  Document, 29 April 2014.

Indonesia’s next leader must prioritize human rights

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s decade in office has been marked by only patchy progress on human rights and Indonesia’s next leader must urgently tackle ongoing violations and repeal repressive and discriminatory laws, Amnesty International said today in a human rights agenda for Indonesia’s presidential candidates. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s decade in office has been marked by only patchy progress on human rights and Indonesia’s next leader must urgently tackle ongoing violations and repeal repressi

Indonésie. Les employés de maison exploités ont besoin d’une protection juridique de toute urgence

En Indonésie, des millions d’employés de maison risquent d’être exploités sur le plan économique et d’être victimes d’abus tant que leur situation restera dans le flou juridique, ce qui les laisse sans protection, a déclaré Amnesty International alors que le pays s’apprête à commémorer la Journée nationale des travailleurs domestiques, samedi 15 février. En Indonésie, des millions d’employés de maison risquent d’être exploités sur le plan économique et d’être victimes d’abus tant que leur situation restera dans le flou juridique, ce qui les laisse

Indonesia: Las trabajadoras domésticas explotadas necesitan con urgencia protección jurídica

Millones de personas empleadas en el trabajo doméstico están expuestas a sufrir explotación económica y abusos constantes en Indonesia, donde viven sin protección en un limbo jurídico, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy, 15 de febrero, cuando el país celebra el Día Nacional de los Trabajadores Domésticos. Millones de personas empleadas en el trabajo doméstico están expuestas a sufrir explotación económica y abusos constantes en Indonesia, donde viven sin protección en un limbo jurídico, ha manifesta

Indonesia: Exploited domestic workers urgently need legal protection - 13 February 2014

Headline Title:  Indonesia: Exploited domestic workers urgently need legal protection Millions of domestic workers in Indonesia are at risk of economic exploitation and routine abuse while living in legal limbo without protection, Amnesty International said as the country marks Nati Millions of domestic workers in Indonesia are at risk of economic exploitation and routine abuse while living in legal limbo without protection, Amnesty International said as the country marks National Domestic Workers Day on 15 February.   Media Node:  Indonesia domestic workers Story Location:  Indonesia 0° 46' 44.0652" N, 101° 17' 38.202" E “Domestic workers remain essentially second-class citizens in Indonesia. Millions of them, the vast majority women or girls, are at risk of exploitation and many are abused, but have no legal means of improving their own situation ” Source:  Papang Hidayat, Amnesty International’s Indonesia Researcher Date:  Thu, 13/02/2014 URL:  Indonesian migrant workers in Hong Kong tell their stories Description:  Feature, 21 November 2013 URL:  Thousands of Indonesian women trafficked to Hong Kong face exploitation and risk domestic 'slavery' Description:  News story, 21 November 2013 URL:  Exploited for profit, failed by governments: Indonesian migrant domestic workers trafficked to Hong Kong Description:  Report, 21 November 2013 URL:  Landmark treaty adopted to protect domestic workers’ rights Description:  News story, 17 June 2011

Indonesia: Exploited domestic workers urgently need legal protection

Millions of domestic workers in Indonesia are at risk of economic exploitation and routine abuse while living in legal limbo without protection, Amnesty International said as the country marks National Domestic Workers Day on 15 February. Millions of domestic workers in Indonesia are at risk of economic exploitation and routine abuse while living in legal limbo without protection, Amnesty International said as the country marks Nati

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