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Kawan8 #dancingforjustice

2017-03-11T08:12:44+00:00 Jakarta News, Uncategorized|

Kawan8 volunteers and students from the Jakarta Art Institute (IKJ Institut Kesenian Jakarta) held a flashmob on one of the largest main streets in Jakarta on Sunday March 5th during car free day. The flashmob illustrates that there is ongoing concern and public support for justice in the JIS case. Kawan8 continues to voice their concern about [...]

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Thank-you to the Korean Community

2017-04-04T12:09:45+00:00 Jakarta News, Uncategorized|

In late January the Korean Community at JIS invited Tracy Bantleman and school administrator Murray Hodgson to share information about the current legal case and how it has impacted their lives thus far. Many families were keen to support the innocent and were looking for information on how they could best do this. After the meeting the [...]

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No justice No Peace – 3rd public discussion on JIS case.

2017-01-12T10:32:48+00:00 Jakarta News|

Indonesian Center for the Study of Law and Policy (PSHK) researcher Miko S. Ginting (far-left), legal expert Saut Irianto Rajagukguk (left), Kawan8 activist Fauzan (center-left), Indonesian Law Student Front (FROMHI) representative Wirawan Hipatios (center-right), Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) parent representative Ayu Rahmat (right) and family member of JIS case victim Kiki (far-right) attend a discussion [...]

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Kawan 8 holds Public Discussion at National University Jakarta

2016-12-12T10:50:05+00:00 Jakarta News|

Kawan8 along with the Faculty of Law Student Association Himakum of the National  University in Jakarta held a public discussion Tuesday (29/11). The theme was "Dissecting the JIS Case Fabrication: Those Who Thirst for Justice". The bizarre allegations alongside the suspected financial motive of the plaintiff in the case involving Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) is proof that there is [...]

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Murray finishes the 100km Ultramarathon – Justice for the Innocent

2016-12-28T16:47:17+00:00 Jakarta News|

Murray Hodgson, Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) Kindergarten and Elementary School Principal participated in the 100-km Jakarta Ultra Marathon in Jakarta, Saturday (12/11/2016). Murray decided to take part in the event so he could also raise funds for the 7 victims of the JIS case who are currently still in prison. Several irregularities in the case [...]

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Kawan 8 Vigil

2016-12-28T16:47:17+00:00 Jakarta News, Uncategorized|

A number of supporters gathered together in front of the Presidential Palace in Jakarta this week to light candles during a vigil at Taman Pandang Istana, Jakarta, Wednesday (26/10). The volunteers prayed that the seven innocent people involved in the JIS case would soon be exonerated. The sympathetic gesture was themed "Justice For The Innocent". Kawan8 held the activity [...]

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New Ambassador of Canada to Indonesia arrives soon!!

2016-12-28T16:47:18+00:00 Jakarta News, News|

Let's FLOOD the Canadian Embassy inbox - WRITE TO THE NEW AMBASSADOR, WELCOME HIM, AND SHARE YOUR CONCERNS ABOUT THE INJUSTICE IN JAKARTA!! One paragraph is all it takes and every e-mail matters, these are recorded, tallied and documented in Neil's file in Canada and support the on-going efforts of the Canadian Government which we [...]

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Two Years Too Long Vigils held WORLDWIDE July 14th

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

Vigils to mark the continued unjust incarceration of the innocent took place around the world on July 14th. Two years ago Neil and Ferdi were unjustly detained and they continue to be held in an Indonesian prison on fabricated charges.  Afrischa, Agun, Awan, Zainal, Syahrial continue serving prison sentences for crimes they also did not commit. [...]

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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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