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AmCham Statement

2016-12-28T16:47:37+00:00Impact on Indonesia|

Monday, April 6, 2015 JAKARTA (April 2, 2015) ‑ AmCham Indonesia wishes to express its deep concern about the potential negative impact on the foreign investment environment of the April 2 guilty verdicts against two teachers, Ferdinand Tjiong, an Indonesian and Neil Bantleman, a Canadian at the Jakarta Intercultural School – formerly the Jakarta International [...]

AmCham: JIS Verdicts Could Deter Foreign Investment in Indonesia

2016-12-28T16:47:37+00:00News, The Jakarta Globe|

AmCham: JIS Verdicts Could Deter Foreign Investment in Indonesia By Jakarta Globe on 08:18 pm Apr 06, 2015 Read original article at http://thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/amcham-jis-verdicts-hurt-investment-indonesia/ JIS staffers Ferdinand Tjiong, left, and Neil Bantleman, seen at the South Jakarta District Court last month, showing pictures made by their students. (Antara Photo/Muhammad Adimaja) Jakarta. The American Chamber of [...]

Wrongful Conviction – Afrischa Setyani Story

2016-12-28T16:47:37+00:00News|

By: Kristan Julius Posted on 06 April 2015 If you passed the young woman in this photograph on the street, she might remind you of someone – your sister, your former classmate, your colleague, or your fiancé. And she is all of these to someone. Until last April, Afrischa Setyani was a happy young woman, [...]

Editorial: Questionable Verdict

2016-12-28T16:47:38+00:00Jakarta Post|

No one argues that sexual abuse — particularly when victims are minors — is not a serious crime. Unfortunately, Thursday’s verdicts on two teaching staff at the Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) have failed to set a good precedent in the fight against sexual abuse, as many have questioned the legal process. On Thursday, the [...]

Editorial: Questionable verdict

2015-06-11T05:56:37+00:00Jakarta Post, News|

The Jakarta Post | Editorial | Sat, April 04 2015, 10:06 AM No one argues that sexual abuse — particularly when victims are minors — is not a serious crime. Unfortunately, Thursday’s verdicts on two teaching staff at the Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) have failed to set a good precedent in the fight against sexual [...]

JIS Abuse Case Tarnishes Nation: Diplomatic Corps

2016-12-28T16:47:38+00:00News, The Jakarta Globe|

JIS Abuse Case Tarnishes Nation: Diplomatic Corps By Bayu Marhaenjati & Basten Gokkon on 10:09 pm Apr 03, 2015 Read original article at http://thejakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/jakarta/jis-abuse-case-tarnishes-nation-diplomatic-corps/ Jakarta. US Ambassador Robert O. Blake, Jr., says he is “deeply disappointed” in the conviction of two teachers for child sexual abuse despite “serious questions [...] regarding the investigative process and lack of credible [...]

Neil Bantleman Guilty: Canadian Teacher In Indonesia Convicted

2016-12-28T16:47:38+00:00Huffington Post|

Neil Bantleman Guilty: Canadian Teacher In Indonesia Convicted JAKARTA, Indonesia - An Ontario teacher found guilty Thursday of sexually abusing three children at an Indonesian school said he will appeal the decision. A three-judge panel sentenced Neil Bantleman, of Burlington, Ont., to 10 years in prison. "Today is completely a miscarriage of justice," Bantleman told [...]