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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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Change.org petition in Top 10 in for 2016

2017-01-08T08:49:11+00:00 Uncategorized|

Change.org recently reported on the top 10 most popular petitions of 2016. The petition on Change.org for the JIS case was one of the top 10 petitions in Indonesia - signed by 50, 913 netizens. People continue to sign the petition. Petition: https://www.change.org/p/usut-tuntas-kriminalisasi-kasus-jis-jakarta-international-school In addition, crowdfunding site Kitabisa.com noted that in the national issue category, the JIS case was [...]

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Artrophy Photo Cards

2016-12-12T11:20:26+00:00 Uncategorized|

Posted on Facebook by Penny N. The gift of Neil's photography is available... IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS! Many people have asked on this forum what they can do to continue to raise awareness, from Canada and around the world. You likely have also admired Neil's stunning travel photography on Instagram (@artrophy) I felt the same, so [...]

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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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100 KM Run for the Innocent

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

Murray Hodgson, a long standing member of the Jakarta Intercultural School faculty, is currently training to run the Jakarta 100 KM Race November 12th. The race consists of four 25KM loops out and back to a central location through Jakarta traffic...which means Murray will have to dodge cars, motorcycles and buses and battle the pollution on his 100 [...]

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Protests gather on second year anniversary of Neil Bantleman’s arrest in Indonesia

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

  Neil Bantleman, Canadian teacher imprisoned in Indonesia, marks 2 years of ordeal By Diana Mehta The Canadian Press http://globalnews.ca/video/2824411/protests-arise-on-second-year-anniversary-of-neil-bantlemans-arrest-in-indonesia WATCH ABOVE: Protests gather on second year anniversary of Neil Bantleman’s arrest in Indonesia TORONTO — A Canadian teacher convicted in Indonesia on child abuse charges marked the second anniversary of his detention on Thursday [...]

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Supporters meet Canada’s Justice Minister!

2016-07-13T00:16:14+00:00 Impact on Indonesia, Messages, News, Uncategorized|

Head of Jakarta Intercultural School Tim Carr and his wife Barbara (also a JIS teacher) were at a market in Vancouver and were asked if they wanted to meet Canada's Minister of Justice and Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould. Jody is also the MP for Vancouver Granville. They had an opportunity to speak to Neil's case [...]

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