Indonesia: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review. First session of UPR Working Group 7-18 April 2008

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November 1, 2007

Indonesia: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review. First session of UPR Working Group 7-18 April 2008

(1) See Amnesty International Annual Report 2006 and 2007, and "Indonesia (Aceh): Torture of gay men by the Banda Raya police", ASA 21/004/2007;

(2) The death penalty can be imposed for murder with deliberate intent and premeditation; attempting to assassinate the President or Vice-president or render him unfit to govern; treason; premeditated murder of the head of state of a friendly state; piracy resulting in death; theft resulting in death; producing, processing, extracting, converting or making available narcotics; crimes against humanity; and "terrorism".

(3) For more information see "Indonesia: a briefing on the death penalty" ASA 21/040/2004, pages 2-6; "Indonesia: Amnesty international deplores death penalty for drug offences", ASA 21/020/2007.

(4) See "Indonesia: the Jayapura flag-raisers", ASA 21/004/2005

(5) See "Indonesia: Killing and torture acquittals demonstrate failure of justice system", ASA 21/018/2005

(6) See "Amnesty International & Judicial System Monitoring Programme Indonesia & Timor-Leste

Justice for Timor-Leste: The Way Forward", ASA 21/006/2004

(7) "Indonesia -- Exploitation and abuse: the plight of women domestic workers", ASA 21/003/2007 [edit marks]

(8) "Indonesia: landmark ruling for freedom of expression", ASA 21/024/2006

(9) In July the so-called "Hate Sowing Articles" (154 and 155 of the Criminal Code), which criminalize public expressions of hatred towards the state were scraped by the constitutional court.

(10) For more information see the report "Indonesia: Comments on the draft revised Criminal Procedure Code", ASA 21/005/2006. pages 3-16

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