Indonesia: the role of human rights in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami: a briefing for members of the consultative group on Indonesia 19 – 20 January 2005
This document outlines human rights issues following the natural disasters in Indonesia, and includes concerns regarding those displaced.
Indonesia: new military operations, old patterns of human rights abuses in Aceh (Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, NAD)
This report is divided into two parts. Part one provides details of the current human rights situation in NAD. Part two focuses on the situation for Acehnese refugees in Malaysia. Recommendations are provided to both the Indonesian and Malaysian governments, as well as to the United Nations (UN) and second governments which, if implemented, would … Continue reading Indonesia: new military operations, old patterns of human rights abuses in Aceh (Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, NAD)
Indonesia: protecting rights in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam during the military emergency
Following the breakdown in the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoHA) between the Government of Indonesia and the Free Aceh Movement (Gerakan Aceh Merdeka, GAM), Amnesty International calls upon both sides to the conflict to make the protection of civilians a priority during the renewed military operations. AI also expresses concerns regarding forcible displacement.
Indonesia: protecting the protectors: human rights defenders and humanitarian workers in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam
The imposition by the Government of Indonesia of a military emergency in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) on 19 May 2003, and renewed military operations against the pro-independence armed opposition group, the Free Aceh Movement (Gerakan Aceh Merdeka, GAM), have brought new dangers for local human rights defenders.
Indonesia: the impact of impunity on women in Aceh
Women have been among the thousands of victims of extrajudicial execution, ”disappearance”, arbitrary detention, torture and ill-treatment by the security forces in the Indonesian province of Aceh over the last ten years in the context of police and military operations against the armed opposition group, the Free Aceh Movement (Gerakan Aceh Merdeka, GAM). Serious human … Continue reading Indonesia: the impact of impunity on women in Aceh
APEC: crisis, which crisis?
This paper highlights the impact of the crisis on the freedom of association and expression of workers and activists in four APEC member states namely Korea, Indonesia, China and Malaysia. It argues that securing basic human rights, including labour rights to freely organize and campaign for worker’s economic interests will be integral to economic recovery … Continue reading APEC: crisis, which crisis?
Indonesia: East Timor: refugees at risk
Amnesty International continues to be seriously concerned about the tens of thousands of East Timorese refugees in Indonesia. Pro-integration militias continue to be active in West Timor, including in camps where they have been responsible for disappearances and have prevented access to humanitarian aid. Elsewhere in Indonesia, East Timorese have been threatened and in some … Continue reading Indonesia: East Timor: refugees at risk
Indonesia/East Timor: no end to the crisis for East Timorese refugees
An Amnesty International delegation which has recently returned from the region found that the militia presence and lack of guarantees for security continue to undermine prospects for voluntary repatriation in safety and dignity for the refugees in West Timor. There are also serious concerns that the refugees who remain in West Timor are at continued … Continue reading Indonesia/East Timor: no end to the crisis for East Timorese refugees