No Hope in Sight
Monday, 5 September 2022
The non-judicial team established by Jokowi has the potential to absolve violators of gross human rights abuses of their crimes. It is a shortcut to impunity.
EIGHT years ago, the public hoped that Joko Widodo would be able to resolve the gross human rights abuses that have dogged Indonesian history. This hope seemed justified because Jokowi was not a part of the status quo. He was a civilian well apart from militarism. However, as the end of his second presidential term approaches, it turns out that Jokowi was not the right man to vest hopes in.
There are 12 gross human rights abuse cases that have b...
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