Oral Statement on the Final UPR Indonesia Outcomes 2017

36th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Universal Periodic Review of Indonesia  Oral Statement Delivered by Yuyun Wahyuningrum on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)  Thursday, 21 September 2017   Mr President, Human Rights Working Group (HRWG), on behalf of the Indonesia Civil Society Organisations Coalition for […]

UN support sought to end death penalty in Indonesia

Indonesia’s human rights groups are bringing the country’s controversial capital punishment into the global spotlight after demands to abolish it back home had fallen on deaf ears. Several civil society organisations are set to present the problems revolving around the practice of the death penalty in the country when Indonesia’s human rights records are reviewed […]

Local and International groups express solidarity for the families of executed prisoners in Singapore

We, the undersigned organisations, condemn the shameful execution of a Nigerian national, Chijioke Stephen Obioha, and a Malaysian national, Devendran a/l Supramaniam in Singapore on 18 November 2016, which runs counter to global trends towards abolition of capital punishment. Around the same time, at the 50th and 51st meeting of the UN General Assembly's Third […]