Baiq Nuril Maknun, an employee at a State High School in Lombok, Indonesia, has been found guilty of distributing pornographic content after she recorded a conversation in which the Principal sexually harassed her. The Supreme Court overturned the Mataram Local Court’s non-guilty verdict, and she has been sentenced to 6 months in prison and fined IDR 500 million (US$34,218) with one possibility to pursue a judicial review.
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Provide clear and effective judicial review with fair trial standards to Baiq Nuril Maknun
- Investigate the accusation of sexual harassment against the Principal and where appropriate evidence, prosecute him according to the law;
- Repeal or amend all problematic legal provisions contained in Information and Electronic Transaction Law and defamation laws which may be used to criminalize or discourage survivors of sexual and gender-based violence like Baiq Nuril Maknun from making complaints to the authorities.
Contact these two officials by 2 January 2019:
General Attorney Office
Attorney General Office
Jl. Sultan Hasanuddin No. 1, Kby. Baru
Jakarta Selatan, DKI Jakarta
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Mr. Attorney
Ambassador Budi Bowoleksono
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
2020 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202 775 5200
Twitter: @KBRIWashDC @b_bowoleksono
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
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