Hak Asasi Manusia: Dialektika Universalisme vs Relativisme di Indonesia

Editors: Al Khanif, Herlambang P. Wiratraman, Manunggal Kusuma Wardaya Contributors: Al Khanif, Atip Latipul Hayat, Ayuningtyas Saptarini, Bestha Inatsan Ashila, Bisariyadi, Dia Al Uyun, Dian Agung Wicaksono, Dian Ferricha, Dina Tsalist Wildana, Dio Ashar Wicaksana, Fajri Matahati Muhammadin, Habib Shulton, Haidar Adam, Hilda, Kukuh Budi Mulya, Majda El Muhtaj, Mirza…

Politics of Memories: Struggle of 1965 Victims Communities in Indonesia

Rian Adhivira Prabowo Institute of Human Rights and Peace, Mahidol University rianadhivira@gmail.com Abstract 1965 is an unresolved case in Indonesia. Going hand in hand with the culture of impunity and historical amnesia of the events, it leaves the “victims” without any legal recognition. This paper will elaborating the idea of…

Land Rights and the Mega-project: Ownership Rights in the Shadow of Land Acquisition for the Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Rail Link

Dr. Alex Grainger University of Kent alex_grainger@hotmail.com Abstract This paper proposes to examine how far land rights have changed in relation to land acquisition for ‘mega-projects’ since the New Order period, which “allowed the grant of rights to uncultivated and/or non-residential untitled lands without obtaining the consent of the relevant…

A Kite Does Not Move Backwards! Methodological Observations on Critiques of Human Rights Activism in Indonesia and Southeast Asia

Werner Menski SOAS, University of London, UK wm4@soas.ac.uk Abstract The key argument of this paper is that while the plurality of inputs into any legal management of human rights issues is bound to generate many frustrations, justice cannot be simply served on a silver plate by making perfect rules. The…

Shutting Down the Place of Worship as a Form of Religious Intolerance

Calvin Lucky Krisnadi, Fransisca Fitriana Riani Candra Faculty of Law, Universitas Gadjah Mada candrafransisca@gmail.com Abstract Rights and freedom to choose religion or belief within the people of Indonesia are guaranteed by Article 28 E, 28 I, and 29 Paragraph (2) Indonesian Constitution. Indonesian citizens are also obligated to choose a…

Reinterpretation of Intolerance in Indonesian Democracy (Between the Right to be Elected and Freedom of Religion)

Abdurrahman Supardi Usman, S.H., M.H. Independent Researcher abdurrahmansupardiusman@gmail.com Abstract The State of Indonesia was a state based on the rule of law and at the same time, it was the country with the largest Muslim community as its citizens. As a state based on the rule of law, Indonesia had…

Political Party Reformation in Indonesia: Obstacles and Challenges for Increasing Political Participation Disabilities

Haidar Fikri Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Sebelas Maret University haidarfikri@student.uns.ac.id M.Arifin Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Sebelas Maret University arifinamim16@gmail.com Oki Candra Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Sebelas Maret University sayaokki@gmail.com Abstract Politic contestation in Indonesiapacked in an implementation of democratic elections as a national principle.…

Democracy in Public Policy: Case Study of Cement Construction Conflict Between Samin Society (sedulur sekep) with the Government in Kendeng Mountain, Central Java

Alvian Rachmad EP Department of Public Administration, Sebelas Maret University alvian.rep@gmail.com Abstract Public Policy was born due to the struggle of ideas, interests, and power ideologies of political and elite parties. However, public involvement in the stages of public policy both supports and criticisms becomes an important factor in interaction…

Illiteracy Alleviation in Tanggul through Literacy Learning Process for Human Rights in Education

Antika Hayati Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, University of Jember antikahayati81@gmail.com Syarifah Addawiyah Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, University of Jember dj.yoora@gmail.com Abstract The existence of education world in Indonesia is more modern nowadays, but the lack of quality education led to the emergence of some of the…