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Komnas HAM wants power to prosecute (7 Apr 2008)
The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) is finalizing a revised draft of the human rights law, which grants the commission more powers, including the authority to prosecute suspected perpetrators of abuses, an official Friday says.

CTF a failure if it lacks transparency (7 Apr 2008)
The Commission for Truth and Friendship (CTF) must disclose who was behind the 1999 violence in East Timor despite a Supreme Court ruling to free all civilians involved, human rights activists said here Saturday.

Fears gas project will fuel tensions in Papua (7 Apr 2008)
A coalition of 30 international human rights organisations has warned that a new US$6 billion gas project could worsen the security situation in Papua, the troubled Indonesian region that has recently experienced a rise in tensions.

AGO 'hampers' probes into human rights violations (5 Apr 2008)
The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has accused the Attorney General's Office of obstructing human rights campaigns through its reluctance to investigate four past atrocities because of technicalities.

Government Urged to Investigate Wamena-Wasior case (5 Apr 2008)
Jayapura: The Organisation for Solidarity with the Victims of Human Rights in Papua, along with the Community of Survivors of the Abepura case and the League of Families of the Disappeared, IKOHI, have called on the government, Komnas Ham and the Attorney-General's Office to take speedy action to bring to a conclusion the case of the Wamena Tragedy and the Bloody Wasior Incident.