Why appoint Hendropriyono?

The appointment of Gen. (ret.) AM Hendropriyono as an adviser to the transition team formed by president-elect Joko ‘€œJokowi’€ Widodo is very worrying. Many of Jokowi’€™s supporters saw the move as unexpected, especially those who have been personally affected by human rights abuse. Continue reading “Why appoint Hendropriyono?”

Gabungan aktivis di Medan demo tolak Pilkada oleh DPRD

Merdeka.com – Aksi penolakan terhadap Pilkada tidak langsung terus terjadi meski UU tersebut telah dicabut dengan Perppu oleh SBY. Di Medan, puluhan orang berunjuk rasa di Bundaran Majestik Medan, Senin (13/10), meminta agar hak memilih kepala daerah tidak diserahkan DPRD. Continue reading “Gabungan aktivis di Medan demo tolak Pilkada oleh DPRD”

What Media Says

The Guardian essay (3/4) highlights the idea about prosecuting ecocide crime – other form of environment crime vis-a-vis crime against humanity – that should be liable to international criminal court. Once the Rome Statute Bill listed ecocide as one of serious crimes alongside genocide, war crime and crime against humanity, but industrialist countries taking part in the law making process shot it down in 1996. Continue reading “What Media Says”