Neglected Duty: Providing Comprehensive Reparations to the Indonesian "1965 Victims" of State Persecution

06/01/2006
ICTJ; Teresa Birks
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This report outlines Indonesia's international law obligations to provide remedies to the "1965 victims" of General Soeharto's persecution and stigmatization of those affiliated with the Indonesia Communist Party. It traces the history of this persecution, provides an overview of current discriminatory laws and practices, and summarizes efforts to end such practices. It suggests implementing a comprehensive reparations framework within a coherent transitional justice strategy.