Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues

By way of General Assembly Resolution 60/251, the Human Rights Council was established on 15 March 2006. The Human Rights Council is an intergovernmental body, comprising 47 states a subsidiary body of the UN General Assembly. Along with the UN Reform as reiterated at the World Summit in 2005, the Council was aimed to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights and improve the effectiveness the UN body tasked to deal with human rights issues, by eradicating the politicking and double standard often associated with issues of human rights.

Latest Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues

November 26, 2021

Media Release

Today, 26 November 2021, the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia in Geneva received a notification from the UN Special Procedures Branch regarding the publication of the news release by the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, regarding the case of Fatia Maulidiyanti and Hariz Azhar, as well as the case… Continue reading

November 26, 2021

Rilis Media

Pada hari ini, Perutusan Tetap Republik Indonesia di Jenewa telah menerima pemberitahuan dari Sekretariat Pelapor Khusus dan Pemegang Mandat Dewan HAM PBB terkait diterbitkannya rilis Pelapor Khusus Situasi Pembela HAM tanggal 26 November 2021 mengenai 2 kasus masing-masing menyangkut Fatia Maulidiyanti dan Haris Azhar serta menyangkut Egi Primayogha dan Miftachul Choir. Atas penerbitan rilis tersebut,… Continue reading

September 30, 2021

Siaran Pers Indonesia Tolak Tegas Tuduhan Tidak Berdasar Delegasi Vanuatu di Dewan HAM PBB di Jenewa, 29 September 2021

1. Indonesia menolak tegas pernyataan delegasi Vanuatu pada sesi diskusi panel mengenai Protes Damai di Dewan HAM PBB tanggal 29 September 2021. Pernyataan tersebut berisikan tuduhan yang tidak berdasar, tanpa fakta, dan manipulatif mengenai pembatasan hak menyatakan pendapat di hadapan publik di Provinsi Papua dan Papua Barat, Indonesia. 2. Di hadapan Dewan HAM, Indonesia langsung… Continue reading

September 30, 2021

Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of Indonesia at the Panel Discussion on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Peaceful Protest 48th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, 29 September 2021

President, Indonesia rejects the baseless allegations just expressed by Vanuatu. In Indonesia, the right to peaceful assembly and peaceful protest is explicitly guaranteed under our Constitution, as well as under our prevailing laws and regulations.       As a robust democracy, the Government of Indonesia is committed to safeguard the right to peaceful protest, including those conducted… Continue reading

September 28, 2021

Statement Right of Reply Delegation of the Republic of Indonesia to the statement made by Franciscans International, 27 September 2021

President, 1. My delegation wishes to exercise our right of reply to the statement made by Franciscans International at the General Debate item 4. 2. My Delegation always value the perspectives and insights from civil society. Nevertheless, it would be in all our interest that these insights are supported by the proper context and based… Continue reading