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Salem-News.com (Sep-07-2013 08:14)

Document - Indonesia: Failure to Deliver Full Justice for the Killing of Human Rights Defender Munir

On 7 September 2004, Munir was found dead on a flight from Jakarta to the Netherlands. An autopsy carried out by the Dutch authorities showed that he had been poisoned with arsenic.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Amnesty International Nine years after the killing of human rights defender Munir Said Thalib, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono must take decisive and concrete action to ensure those responsible – including those at the highest levels – are brought to justice.

The president must ensure that all defenders of human rights are better protected.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2013 22:41)

Indonesia Temple Bomb `Response to Screams of Rohingya`

Several outbreaks of sectarian unrest in Myanmar have tempered international optimism about the country's dramatic political reforms as it emerges from decades of military rule.

(JAKARTA AFP) -  Bomb at Ekayana Buddhist Centre in Jakarta - AFP A bomb that exploded at a Buddhist temple in the Indonesian capital Jakarta bore the words "we are responding to the screams of the Rohingya", the place of worship said Monday.

It appeared to be the latest outburst of anger in Muslim-majority Indonesia at the plight of Rohingya Muslims, who have been fleeing in their thousands from sectarian violence in Myanmar, where most of the population is Buddhist.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2013 10:48)

Black People Still Treated Like Slaves in Papua, Indonesia

Papuans are banned from raising their national flag, singing traditional Papuan songs or from wearing traditional dress.

(OCCUPIED PAPUA, Inonesia) - Blacks treatedas slaves in Indonesia This is the side of Indonesia that the country doesn't want you to know about.

Black people are still treated like slaves in Indonesian occupied West Papua. The accompanying photo shows hundreds of Melanesian Papuans being arrested and led away like animals by the Indonesian military...

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Salem-News.com (Nov-10-2012 15:42)

INDONESIA: Torture Victims Sentenced to Life Imprisonment on Fabricated Charges

Meanwhile allegations of their abuse are not investigated.

(SALEM) - File photo of police in Indonesia Indonesia is a beautiful place full incredible sights and history and danger for those who speak out against the government.

It is a government that still practices obscene torture and other degrading forms of illegal punishment as a person named Ang Ho learned recently.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2012 15:53)

Rare Sumatran Rhino Gives Birth at Indonesian Sanctuary

Birth of Baby Rhino Represents Hope for Species Survival.

(LAMPUNG, Indonesia) - Rhino birth The International Rhino Foundation is pleased to announce the birth of a bouncing baby male rhino born to Ratu, a 12-year-old Sumatran rhino living at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park.

The calf was born on June 23 with no complications, attended by Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary veterinarians, Ratu’s keepers and advisors from the Cincinnati Zoo and Taronga Conservation Society Australia.

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Salem-News.com (May-11-2012 12:47)

INDONESIA: Police Failed to Protect Ahmadiyah Mosque from Attacks

Attacks towards the Ahmadiyah seem to be encouraged and justified with the issuance of policies that prohibit any religious activities of Ahmadiyah in Indonesia.

(HONG KONG) - Ahmadiyah Mosque An attack was carried out against the Ahmadiyah mosque on 20 April 2012 in Singaparna, Tasikmalaya, West Java. Reports indicate that the perpetrators were the Islamic Defenders Front.

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Salem-News.com (May-03-2012 16:55)

INDONESIA: Police Used Excessive Force Towards Protesters in Jakarta

William Gomes contacts Indonesia's president over a police attack on student demonstrators in Jakarta.

(HONG KONG) - Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudoyono, President of Indonesia Ransacked student buildings; damaged classrooms stained with the blood of protesting students who were naked and beaten and hiding from authorities; this is Jakarta today.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-18-2012 22:54)

INDONESIA: An Atheist on Trial for Religious Defamation

Salem-News Human Rights Ambassador William Gomes contacts UN Special Rapporteur over Indonesia's criminality of religious freedom.

(HONG KONG) - Mr. Heiner Bielefeldt UN Special Rapporteur It's no secret that police, prosecutors and parole officers use Facebook to learn what possible criminal connections a suspect or parolee may have.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-06-2012 20:36)

Why One of the World`s Leading Peace Advocates Threatened to Punch Me in the Face

Gareth Evans, a former attorney-general and foreign minister in Australia, threatened me because I raised the issue of his support for the Suharto dictatorship in Indonesia.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Gareth Evans I have rarely ever come face to face – only inches in fact – with such anger. Certainly not at an academic conference.

And certainly not from such a prominent figure: chancellor of Australian National University, former attorney-general and foreign minister, former head of the International Crisis Group, and one of the world’s most prominent global thinkers.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-29-2012 18:49)

INDONESIA: Indiscriminate Shooting by Police

Salem-News.com Eye on the World report.

(HONG KONG) - Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Wil People were shot in Mesuji village, Lampung, on 10 November 2011; the same day a villager was arrested by the Mobile Brigader (Brimob) for harvesting palms in the plantation area of PT Barat Selatan Makmur Investindo.

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