Reformasi Has Not Brought Justice: Rights Report

4/8/2011

Indonesia has repeatedly failed to achieve conclusive justice for victims of state-sponsored human rights violations during 13 years of the reform era, according to a new report.

Released by two leading human rights watchdogs, the report, titled “Derailed: Transitional Justice in Indonesia Since the Fall of Suharto,” divides the reform era into three stages, beginning in 1998.

“This report tries to unravel the mess we’re currently in,” said Galuh Wandita, director of the International Center for Transitional Justice’s Indonesia office. “It is not a road map to justice. We tried to see the obstacles, whether we could detect a pattern.”
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