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April, 2018

  • 11 April

    Press Release – How Fortunate It Is to be a Member of Parliament’s Kid!

    In principle, LBH Masyarakat agrees with the stance of police in returning home the son of Henry Yosodiningrat, a Member of Parliament from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle and founder of the anti-drugs NGO Granat, after the child tested positive for drugs. LBH Masyarakat supports drug dependency recovery efforts …

March, 2018

  • 28 March

    Press Release – President Jokowi, Pull Back The Criminal Code Revision!

    LBH Masyarakat criticizes the acceleration of the ratification the draft revised Criminal Code (RKUHP) by the Government and Parliament. Fundamental issues with the RKUHP, such as the minimal involvement of parties who will be affected by proposed articles within it, have thus far been glossed over. These issues are exacerbated …

  • 6 March

    Press Release – Stop Extra-judicial Killings in Narcotics Cases Now!

    LBH Masyarakat is strongly urging the Indonesia Government to immediately cease extra-judicial killings in the handling of narcotics cases. Monitoring of online media carried out by LBH Masyarakat has shown there were at least 215 shootings in the enforcement of narcotics law in 2017. Of these 215 cases, 116 people …

January, 2018

December, 2017

August, 2017

February, 2017

July, 2016

  • 28 July

    Press Release – Humprey Jefferson’s Execution is Illegal!

    Lembaga Bantuan Hukum (LBH) Masyarakat strongly protest the decision to execute death row imate, Humprey Ejike/Humprey Jefferson, on the third round of execution in the near time future. LBH Masyarakat has lodged a clemency request on behalf of Humprey Jefferson on Monday, 25 Jully 2016 through Central Jakarta District Court …

June, 2016

January, 2016