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Neglected Duty: Providing Comprehensive Reparations to the Indonesian "1965 Victims" of State Persecution

Birks, Teresa (2006) Neglected Duty: Providing Comprehensive Reparations to the Indonesian "1965 Victims" of State Persecution. New York: ICTJ.

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Abstract

As part of the International Centre for Transitional Justice's work in Indonesia, this monograph provides a contextual review of national and international instruments providing comprehensive reparations to victims of state persecution in Indonesia. This paper provides a background to the state persecution of alleged Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members, sympathsiers and their families, legal instruments and practices used to legitimate persecution, civil society initiatives seeking justice for the victims, actions taken by successive governments since the fall of president Soeharto and critique of the truth commission legislation. The paper also includes a set of recommendations.

Item Type: Monographs (Occasional Paper)
Additional Information: Edited by Andrew Hudson, ICTJ With contributions by Taufik Basari and Leonardo Filippini
Keywords: Indonesia 1965 PKI Reparations Truth Comission Transitional Justice Reformasi
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of South East Asia
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions (Asia, Africa, Australia)
K Law > KL Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Depositing User: Teresa Birks
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2011 12:37
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/12605

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