Former Junior Attorney General: Evidence lacking in Case of Two JIS Teachers http://www.rmol.co/read/2015/08/25/214728/Mantan-Jampidsus:-Bukti-Kasus-Dua-Guru-JIS-Lemah- Former Junior Attorney General for Special Crimes (Jampidsus) Ramelan SH stated that the Jakarta High Court’s ruling to release the two Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) teachers, Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong, showed that evidences used in the first trial held at the South Jakarta District [...]
[youtube id="TzgXnBkzTWg" width="600" height="400" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""][/youtube]A brief explanation of the case to date...we are thankful that Neil and Ferdi have been acquitted but the fight for justice for all continues...
News from Jakarta - Lawyers and Experts speak out Lawyer Hotman Paris Hotman Paris Hutapea, the legal representative for the JIS teachers, emphasised that the Jakarta High Court verdict proved that the JIS case was fabricated. This case was not supported by any evidence. The Ciptomangunkusumo Hospital in Jakarta and the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore [...]
An important and engaging article about the innocent cleaner's, written by former JIS teacher Kristen Julius. http://indonesiaexpat.biz/featured/justice-for-all/ "We need the world to join us in asking that the truth about this tragedy be told. While two innocent men have been exonerated, there are still lima lagi (five more) who need their good names and honest lives [...]
As soon as the news broke of the acquittal of Neil and Ferdi, Media outlets all over the world started reporting. Here is just a selection. BBC – Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong cleared of Jakarta school abuse CBC – Neil Bantleman freed after sex assault conviction overturned by Indonesian court NY Times – Indonesia [...]
News from Jakarta: http://www.rmol.co/read/2015/08/11/213092/Kontras-Minta-Pengadilan-Tinggi-dan-MA-Hati-hati-Putus-Kasus-JIS- Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 19:18:00 WIB | Laporan: Ade Mulyana English translation: RMOL. Greater caution has been urged for the High Court and Supreme Court (MA) when ruling in the case of alleged sexual abuse at the Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS). The call was made by The Commission for “The Disappeared” [...]
Indonesian Court Rejects Sex Abuse Suit Against International School http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/11/world/asia/indonesian-court-rejects-child-sex-abuse-lawsuit-against-jakarta-international-school.html?_r=0 Neil Bantleman: Civil case against school thrown out in Jakarta court http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/neil-bantleman-civil-case-against-school-thrown-out-in-jakarta-court-1.3185210 Court throws out abuse lawsuit against international school http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/08/10/court-throws-out-abuse-lawsuit-against-international-school.html
Human Rights Activist Suspects Fabrication in JIS Case http://news.metrotvnews.com/read/2015/08/06/155056/aktivis-ham-mencium-ada-rekayasa-dalam-kasus-jis English translation of article Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Human Rights Watch (HRW) activist Andreas Harsono suspects fabrication in the case of alleged sexual abuse involving Jakarta International School (JIS) teachers, Neil Bantleman and Ferdinand Tjiong. Indications that the case was fabricated, he said, were seen in a Singaporean [...]