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Canada protests 2 JIS teachers sentenced to 11 years in prison – Minister of Law and Human Rights Indonesia says their protest is legitimate

2016-07-08T23:14:48+00:00 Jakarta News|

Detik.com (June 24): Canada protests 2 JIS teachers sentenced to 11 years in prison – That’s legitimate: Minister of Law and Human Rights http://news.detik.com/berita/3241449/kanada-protes-2-guru-jis-divonis-11-tahun-menkum-ham-itu-sah-saja Short English Translation/Summary of Article An article published by Detik.com provides comments from Minister of Law and Human Rights in Indonesia, Yasonna Laoly. According to him, the protest launched by the [...]

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Canada Seeks Justice for JIS Teacher Bantleman

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

http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/canada-seeks-justice-jis-teacher-bantleman/ Canada Seeks Justice for JIS Teacher Bantleman Jakarta. The Canadian government will continue to seek justice for one of its citizens, former Jakarta Intercultural School teacher Neil Bantleman, Canadian Ambassador to Indonesia Donald Bobiash said on Friday (24/06). 45-year-old Bantleman is currently serving an 11-year prison term for sexually abusing kindergarten children at the [...]

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Canada can’t intervene in JIS ruling: Govt

2016-06-25T07:00:30+00:00 Jakarta News, Jakarta Post|

  Jakarta | Wed, June 22 2016 | 06:51 pm Former Jakarta Intercultural School employees Neil Bentleman (left) and Ferdinant Tjiong wait for a court hearing at the South Jakarta District Court on April 3, 2015. Bantleman and Tjiong were initially each sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined Rp 100 million for sexual [...]

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‘Justice must prevail,’ Neil Bantleman writes from Indonesian prison

2016-12-28T16:47:29+00:00 CBC, News|

The Burlington teacher has penned an open letter proclaiming his innocence By Chris Seto, CBC News Posted: Jun 21, 2016 12:49 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016 2:40 PM ET http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/bantleman-justice-prison-1.3645002 Neil Bantleman hugs his wife, Tracy, ahead of another day in court in Indonesia. (Victoria Botvin) "I am innocent... we are all innocent. There [...]

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Media Update June 20th

2016-12-28T16:47:29+00:00 Messages, News, Press Release|

MEDIA UPDATE – Neil Bantleman – June 20th , 2016 Neil remains in prison in Indonesia along with his colleague Ferdinant Tjiong. Neil remains physically and mentally strong. Neil spends his time exercising, reading, and practicing meditation. This is a difficult time of year, as most of Neil’s friends and colleagues have departed Jakarta for their home [...]

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Calls for case into child sex abuse scandal at prestigious Jakarta school to be reopened

2016-12-28T16:47:29+00:00 News|

Foreign Correspondent By Samantha Hawley and Suzanne Smith Updated Tue at 2:19am http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-21/jakarta-school-sex-abuse-scandal-calls-for-reopening/7517466 PHOTO: Tracy Bantleman maintains her husband Neil is innocent. (ABC News) MAP: Indonesia A sexologist whose evidence was used to help jail a Canadian teacher on child abuse charges in Indonesia has cast doubt on the verdict, amid growing calls for police to [...]

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Preview Part 2: “A Fleeting Freedom”

2016-06-21T13:02:55+00:00 News|

Part 2 of the ABC Australia Documentary on the JIS Case airs Tuesday June 21 at 9.30pm on ABC Australia & iview.  As supporters battle to free seven people jailed in a child abuse scandal at an elite Indonesian school, Foreign Correspondent digs into the evidence – and turns up some surprises. https://youtu.be/2zyFkNk4JMg  

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Kawan8 netizens fight for cleaners and teachers accused of rape at Jakarta Intercultural School

2016-12-28T16:47:29+00:00 Uncategorized|

http://www.smh.com.au/world/kawan8-netizens-fight-for-cleaners-and-teachers-accused-of-rape-at-jakarta-intercultural-school-20160613-gphyvo.html Jakarta: The fight to prove the innocence of cleaners and teachers accused of sodomy at a prestigious international school in Jakarta is being waged not just by lawyers in court but by Indonesian netizens whose battleground is social media. When Fauzan Luthsa, a public relations consultant in Jakarta and father of two young children, heard a [...]

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