Jakarta Legal Aid Institute: President Donald Trump Violates US Constitution by Deporting Victims of Indonesia’s 1998 Persecution

The Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta) condemns the government of the United States plan to deport around 2,000 Chinese Indonesian Christians from New Hampshire after they fled to the US in 1998 to escape ethnic and religious persecution in Indonesia. The US Constitution and international laws protect every person’s right to be treated equally…

Indonesia, Save Rohingya Refugees!

Press Release: Indonesian Civil Society Coalition for Asylum Seekers and Refugees Indonesia Civil Society Coalition for Asylum Seekers and Refugees appreciate the local government of Nagroe Aceh Darussalam in facilitating Rohingya refugees who have landed in the province. According to the Coalition, the Aceh government has shown the best example of a government’s response to…

Protection for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Jakarta, Jakarta Legal Aid Institute – On Friday (04/07/2014) Jakarta Legal Aid Institute successfully held a training program called ‘Refugee Protection: Law, Procedure and Policy in Indonesia’. The training was initiated by LBH Jakarta and SUAKA (Indonesian Civil Society Network for Refugee Rights Protection). This training was held to increase the capacity development of the…

Commemoration “World Refugee Day : Refugee Rights are Human Rights”

Friday, (21/6), SUAKA, Jakarta Legal Aid Institute supported by Dompet Dhuafa, initiate an event called “Refugee Rights Are Human Rights” on Jakarta Legal Aid Institute office. The event participated by approx 40 refugees of adult and children. According to UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) Indonesia annotation in January 2014, there are 3206 refugees…