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LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS AGENDA OF THE ELECTED GOVERNM (12 Aug 2009)
Kontras- opinion- On 25th July 2009, the national general election council (GEC) had declared Indonesia had a new elected president for the next five years. This occurred not long after elected parliament member who will seat on the legislative bodies period 2009-2014.

AGO Targets Literature With a Leftist Message (11 Aug 2009)
The Jakarta Globe- Although mention of "the communist threat" has disappeared from government propaganda since the downfall of long-serving President Suharto in 1998, prosecutors are still keeping a close eye on leftist and sectarian writings they think have the potential to cause conflict.

Towards a proffesional and accountable police (29 Jul 2009)
Press Relase Kontras- Eleven years have passed since POLRI-Indonesian National Police (INP) dependency towards civil institution is a long process towards democratic and professional. Aside from its duty to enforce the law, INP institution also has function to maintain order, to protect, and serve their community based on principles of human rights.

33 Churches in Papua call for immediate action to end violence (28 Jul 2009)
The Alliance of Churches in the Land of Papua herewith express their deep dismay to everyone concerned in the following statement:

ASEAN's new human rights body: A threat to human r (28 Jul 2009)
ACHR- On 20th July 2009, Foreign Ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) met in Phuket, Thailand. On the same day, ASEAN adopted the Terms of Reference (ToR) for a new ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).