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Last Updated: October 16, 2014 11:18 AM


Citizenship and Country Documents
US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • IDN100394.E - Indonesia: Issuance of personal identification and citizenship numbers, including the number of digits in both; the official documents in which such numbers would appear; whether different numbers are used for different documents (e.g., national identity cards, passports, driver's licences, family cards, etc.) (July 2005) - August 2005 (PDF)
 
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Children
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor – Finding on the Worst Forms of Child Labor – 2012(PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers - Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Report
    • Always on Call: Abuse and Exploitation of Child Domestic Workers in Indonesia - June 2005 (PDF)
 
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Corruption
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)
 
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Disabilities
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Disabilities - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
 
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Elections
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
  • Library of Congress - Congressional Research Service (CRS)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Recent Events and Political Developments - Jan 2007 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Election Guide - Recent Elections
  • Human Rights Watch Report
    • Election Monitoring and Human Rights - May 1996 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • Local Election Disputes in Indonesia: The Case of North Maluku - January 2009 (PDF)
    • Indonesia’s Presidential Crisis - February 2001 (PDF)
 
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Ethnic Groups / Race
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National/ Racial/Ethnic Minorities - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Minority Rights Group International - State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - 2014 (PDF)
  • World Directory of Minorities - Overview (PDF)
 
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Balinese and Hindus
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Balinese and Hindus profile (PDF)
 
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Batak
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Batak profile (PDF)
 
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Chinese
US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Austrailian Migration Review Tribunal – Refugee Review Tribunal
    • IDN31733 - May 2007 (PDF)
      1. Please provide relevant background on the circumstances of ethnic Chinese and Jehovah’s Witnesses in Aceh.
      2. Please provide information on the separatist movement in Aceh.
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • IDN103410.E - The population of Chinese Indonesians and Chinese Christians in the Sulawesi provinces and the cities of Medan and Banda Aceh; incidents of violence and state protection available (2006 to March 2010 - March 2010 (PDF)
    • IDN101031.E - Indonesia: The largest centres of Chinese Indonesian population; reports of attacks in these areas and protection available; whether some areas of Indonesia are considered more welcoming than others to Chinese Indonesians (2004 - 2006) - March 2006 (PDF)
    • IDN101030.E - Reports of attacks against ethnic Chinese, Christians and non-Christians alike; state protection available (2004 - 2006) - March 2006 (PDF)
    • IDN42199.E - Indonesia: Situation of ethnic Chinese Christians in Indonesia (2001 - 2003) - December 2003 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • The Damaging Debate on Rapes of Ethnic Chinese Women - 1998
  • World Directory of Minorities - Chinese profile (PDF)
 
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Dayak
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Dayak profile (PDF)
 
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Papuans
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Papuans profile (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
    • Dynamics of Violence in Papua – Aug 2012 (PDF)
 
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Gender
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • IDN102179.E - Indonesia: Protection, services and legal recourse available to women who are victims of domestic violence - February 2007 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Help Wanted: Abuses Against Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Indonesia and Malaysia - July 2004 (PDF)
    • The Damaging Debate on Rapes of Ethnic Chinese Women - 1998
 
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Human Rights
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Home Office Report - Human Rights - Jan 2007 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • IDN100777.E - Information on the youth group Pemuda Islam Indonesia or Pemuda Islamaa Indonesia; whether its members' uniforms include robes and bandanas and whether some of their bandanas have Arabic letters on them or the letters PII (January 2003 - November 2005) - November 2005 (PDF)
    • IDN43434.E - Indonesia: Information on the Badan Eksekutif Mahasiswa (BEM) at Trisakti University and other universities, including how members are chosen, activities and any actions taken by state authorities against past or present members (1994-2005) - March 2005 (PDF)
    • IDN43291.E - Indonesia: Impact of 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami on the human rights situation, particularly in the province of Aceh and in Jakarta - January 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International - 2013 (PDF)
  • Amnesty International
    • Impunity, discrimination and security force violations in Indonesia – May 2012 (PDF)
    • Impunity for Police Violence in Indonesia – April 2012 (PDF)
    • Left without a choice - Barriers to reproductive Health In Indonesia – Nov 2010 (PDF)
  • Freedom House - 2013 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch - 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Reports
    • Condemned Communities: Forced Evictions in Jakarta - September 2006 (PDF)
    • Too High a Price: The Human Rights Cost of the Indonesian Military’s Economic Activities - June 2006 (PDF)
    • A Return to the New Order?: Political Prisoners in Megawati's Indonesia - July 2003 (PDF)
    • Without Remedy: Human Rights Abuse and Indonesia's Pulp and Paper Industry - January 2003 (PDF)
    • Deteriorating Human Rights in East Timor - 1997
    • Toughening International Response Needed to Widening Crackdown - 1996
  • International Crisis Group
 
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Justice System
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Arbitrary Arrest or Detention - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
 
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Law
 
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Maps
 
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Medical Availability
International Government Organization Reports
  • World Health Organization Page
 
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Political Figures and Parties
US Government Reports
 
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Refugees / IDPs
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Movement, Internally Displaced Persons, Protection of Refugees, and Stateless Persons - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
 
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Religion
US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Austrailian Migration Review Tribunal – Refugee Review Tribunal
    • IDN31733 - Indonesia Aceh – Chinese – Jehovah’s Witnesses - May 2007 (PDF)
      1. Please provide relevant background on the circumstances of ethnic Chinese and Jehovah’s Witnesses in Aceh.
      2. Please provide information on the separatist movement in Aceh.
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • IDN101103.E - Treatment of Indonesians who have converted to Christianity; the number of Indonesian Christians; whether Sharia law applies, and if so, how; whether there have been any fatwas in this regard; whether the radical Muslim community loses interest once a Muslim has converted to Christianity and has lived as a Christian for some time; whether churches provide religious instruction for conversion; whether it is permitted or tolerated for churches to provide instruction on conversion; whether there are any instances of forced conversion from Christianity to Islam and if so, reaction of Muslims and consequences for the Christian community; whether there are reports of police laying charges in cases of forced kidnapping for the purpose of conversion; whether the state prosecuted or is prosecuting those involved in the 1998 riots against Chinese and Chinese Christians and any recent news on that rioting (2004 - 2006) - March 2006 (PDF)
    • IDN42665.E - Indonesia: East Java native religion called Aliran Kepercayaan or Kepercayaan Kepada Tuhan Yang Maha Esa, aka Pangistu; its status and treatment of its members by Muslim fundamentalists (2003-June 2004) - June 2004 (PDF)
    • IDN42163.E - Information on the ethnic or religious minority, Jawa/Kejawen; their location; whether they are targeted by the Muslim community or the general population (2000-2003) - November 2003 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
 
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Sexual Orientation
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • IDN102828.E - The situation of homosexuals; state protection and availability of support groups - July 2008 (PDF)
    • IDN42668.E - Update to IDN34972 of 19 July 2000 regarding the treatment of Muslim homosexuals, both by the Muslim community and the authorities, especially the police, as well as the availability of state protection - May 2004 (PDF)
 
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Specific Country Issues - Female Genital Mutilation
US Government Reports
 
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Aceh
Foreign Government Reports
  • Austrailian Migration Review Tribunal – Refugee Review Tribunal
    • IDN31676 - May 2007 (PDF)
      1. Is the GAM movement still active in Indonesia and what impact has the signing of the Helsinki Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) had on its activities?
      2. Is the Indonesian government still prosecuting members of GAM?
      3. What likelihood of a returnee facing serious harm if they return to (a) Aceh or (b) any other area in Indonesia?
    • IDN31733 - May 2007 (PDF)
      1. Please provide relevant background on the circumstances of ethnic Chinese and Jehovah’s Witnesses in Aceh.
      2. Please provide information on the separatist movement in Aceh.
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • IDN43363.E - Update to IDN43347.E of 27 January 2005, IDN43329 of 20 January 2005, DN43304.E of 13 January 2005, and IDN43291.E of 7 January 2005 on the impact of the 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami on the human rights situation, particularly in Aceh province - February 2005 (PDF)
    • IDN43398.E - Update to IDN43387.E of 10 February 2005, IDN43363.E of 2 February 2005, IDN43347.E of 27 January 2005, IDN43329 of 20 January 2005, IDN43304.E of 13 January 2005, and IDN43291 of 7 January 2005 on the impact of the 26 December 2004 earthquake - February 2005 (PDF)
    • IDN43387.E - Update to IDN43363.E of 2 February 2005, IDN43347.E of 27 January 2005, IDN43329 of 20 January 2005, IDN43304.E of 13 January 2005, and IDN43291 of 7 January 2005 on the impact of the 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami on the human rights situation, particularly in Aceh province - February 2005 (PDF)
    • IDN43304.E - Update to IDN43291.E of 7 January 2005 on the impact of the 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami on the human rights situation, particularly in the province of Aceh - January 2005 (PDF)
    • IDN42793.FE - A charitable organization named Peduli Anak Aceh (PAA), also known as the Care for Children of Aceh Foundation; its mandate, its founders and when and where it was founded; whether this organization still exists; treatment of the members of this organization by the government (1999-July 2004) - July 2004 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Policing Morality: Abuses in the Application of Sharia in Aceh, Indonesia - December 2010 (PDF)
    • Prosecuting Political Aspiration: Indonesia’s Political Prisoners - June 2010 (PDF)
    • Aceh Under Martial Law: Inside the Secret War - December 2003 (PDF)
    • Aceh Under Martial Law: Muzzling the Messengers Attacks and Restrictions on the Media - November 2003 (PDF)
    • Accountability For Human Rights Violations In Aceh - March 2002 (PDF)
    • The War in Aceh - August 2001 (PDF)
  • International Crisis Group
  • World Directory of Minorities - Acehnese profile (PDF)
 
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Armed Conflict
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Armed Conflicts Report
  • Human Rights Watch Profile
    • "What Did I Do Wrong?" Papuans in Merauke Face Abuses by Indonesian Special Forces - June 2009 (PDF)
    • Indonesia: Violence and Political Impasse in Papua - July 2001 (PDF)
    • West Kalimantan: Communal Violence in West Kalimantan - 1997
    • Toughening International Response Needed to Widening Crackdown - 1996
    • Indonesia/EastTimor: The Violence in Ambon - 1999
  • International Crisis Group
    • Indonesia: Dynamics of Violence in Papua - August 2012 (PDF)
    • How Indonesian Extremists Regroup - July 2012 (PDF)
    • Radicalization and Dialogue in Papua - March 2010 (PDF)
    • Papua: The Dangers of Shutting Down Dialogue - March 2006 (PDF)
    • INDONESIA’S MALUKU CRISIS: THE ISSUES - July 2000 (PDF)
 
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Torture
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Amnesty International
    • Briefing to the UN Committee Against Torture - April 2008 (PDF)
 
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Speech / Press / Internet
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom Speech and Press - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Freedom House
    • Freedom of the Press - 2013 (PDF)
    • Freedom of the Net - 2013 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Aceh Under Martial Law: Muzzling the Messengers Attacks and Restrictions on the Media - November 2003 (PDF)
    • Academic Freedom in Indonesia: Dismantling Soeharto-Era Barriers - 1998
    • Press Closures in Indonesia One Year Later - July 1995 (PDF)
 
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Timeline
Foreign Government Report
  • UK Home Office Report - Recent History - Jan 2007 (PDF)
Media
 
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Trafficking
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Trafficking in Persons - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF), 2009 (PDF)
  • Trafficking in Persons Report - Indonesia - 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
 
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Terrorism
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Terrorism - 2013
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • International Crisis Group
    • From Vigilantism to Terrorism in Cirebon – Jan 2012 (PDF)
    • How Indonesian Extremists Regroup – July 2012 (PDF)
 
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