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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

September 21, 2021

Pernyataan Media Tanggapan Terhdap Rilis Berita Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders tanggal 20 September 2021

1. Pemerintah Indonesia sangat menyesalkan keputusan Pelapor Khusus (Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders) tetap mengeluarkan rilis berita mengenai Victor Yeimo yang tengah menjalani proses hukum atas keterlibatannya dalam aksi provokasi yang terkoordinasi terkait demonstrasi  yang memunculkan kekerasan dan kerusuhan di sejumlah daerah di Indonesia, khususnya Manokwari, Sorong, Fakfak, Timika, Deiyai, Jayapura dan Wamena pada… Continue reading

September 21, 2021

Press Statement Response to the News Release by the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders on 20 September 2021

1. The Government of the Republic of Indonesia deeply regrets the Special Rapporteur’s decision to publish a news release regarding Mr. Victor Yeimo, who is currently undergoing legal proceedings following charges of his involvement in a coordinated national scheme of provocation in order to create a wave of violent protests and riots across Indonesia, mainly… Continue reading