<body bgcolor="#000000" text="#000000"><!-- --><div id="flagi" style="visibility:hidden; position:absolute;" onmouseover="showDrop()" onmouseout="hideDrop()"><div id="flagtop"></div><div id="top-filler"></div><div id="flagi-body">Notify Blogger about objectionable content.<br /><a href="http://help.blogger.com/bin/answer.py?answer=1200"> What does this mean? </a> </div></div><div id="b-navbar"><a href="http://www.blogger.com/" id="b-logo" title="Go to Blogger.com"><img src="http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/logobar.gif" alt="Blogger" width="80" height="24" /></a><div id="b-sms" class="b-mobile"><a href="sms:?body=Hi%2C%20check%20out%20%5B%20Ikatan%20Keluarga%20Orang%20Hilang%20Indonesia%20%5D%20%3A%3A%20IKOHI%20Indonesia%20at%20ikohi.blogspot.com">Send As SMS</a></div><form id="b-search" name="b-search" action="http://search.blogger.com/"><div id="b-more"><a href="http://www.blogger.com/" id="b-getorpost"><img src="http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/btn_getblog.gif" alt="Get your own blog" width="112" height="15" /></a><a id="flagButton" style="display:none;" href="javascript:toggleFlag();" onmouseover="showDrop()" onmouseout="hideDrop()"><img src="http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/flag.gif" name="flag" alt="Flag Blog" width="55" height="15" /></a><a href="http://www.blogger.com/redirect/next_blog.pyra?navBar=true" id="b-next"><img src="http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/btn_nextblog.gif" alt="Next blog" width="72" height="15" /></a></div><div id="b-this"><input type="text" id="b-query" name="as_q" /><input type="hidden" name="ie" value="ISO-8859-1" /><input type="hidden" name="ui" value="blg" /><input type="hidden" name="bl_url" value="ikohi.blogspot.com" /><input type="image" src="http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/btn_search_this.gif" alt="Search This Blog" id="b-searchbtn" title="Search this blog with Google Blog Search" onclick="document.forms['b-search'].bl_url.value='ikohi.blogspot.com'" /><input type="image" src="http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/btn_search_all.gif" alt="Search All Blogs" value="Search" id="b-searchallbtn" title="Search all blogs with Google Blog Search" onclick="document.forms['b-search'].bl_url.value=''" /><a href="javascript:BlogThis();" id="b-blogthis">BlogThis!</a></div></form></div><script type="text/javascript"><!-- var ID = 3565544;var HATE_INTERSTITIAL_COOKIE_NAME = 'dismissedInterstitial';var FLAG_COOKIE_NAME = 'flaggedBlog';var FLAG_BLOG_URL = 'http://www.blogger.com/flag-blog.g?nav=4&toFlag=' + ID;var UNFLAG_BLOG_URL = 'http://www.blogger.com/unflag-blog.g?nav=4&toFlag=' + ID;var FLAG_IMAGE_URL = 'http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/flag.gif';var UNFLAG_IMAGE_URL = 'http://www.blogger.com/img/navbar/4/unflag.gif';var ncHasFlagged = false;var servletTarget = new Image(); function BlogThis() {Q='';x=document;y=window;if(x.selection) {Q=x.selection.createRange().text;} else if (y.getSelection) { Q=y.getSelection();} else if (x.getSelection) { Q=x.getSelection();}popw = y.open('http://www.blogger.com/blog_this.pyra?t=' + escape(Q) + '&u=' + escape(location.href) + '&n=' + escape(document.title),'bloggerForm','scrollbars=no,width=475,height=300,top=175,left=75,status=yes,resizable=yes');void(0);} function blogspotInit() {initFlag();} function hasFlagged() {return getCookie(FLAG_COOKIE_NAME) || ncHasFlagged;} function toggleFlag() {var date = new Date();var id = 3565544;if (hasFlagged()) {removeCookie(FLAG_COOKIE_NAME);servletTarget.src = UNFLAG_BLOG_URL + '&d=' + date.getTime();document.images['flag'].src = FLAG_IMAGE_URL;ncHasFlagged = false;} else { setBlogspotCookie(FLAG_COOKIE_NAME, 'true');servletTarget.src = FLAG_BLOG_URL + '&d=' + date.getTime();document.images['flag'].src = UNFLAG_IMAGE_URL;ncHasFlagged = true;}} function initFlag() {document.getElementById('flagButton').style.display = 'inline';if (hasFlagged()) {document.images['flag'].src = UNFLAG_IMAGE_URL;} else {document.images['flag'].src = FLAG_IMAGE_URL;}} function showDrop() {if (!hasFlagged()) {document.getElementById('flagi').style.visibility = 'visible';}} function hideDrop() {document.getElementById('flagi').style.visibility = 'hidden';} function setBlogspotCookie(name, val) {var expire = new Date((new Date()).getTime() + 5 * 24 * 60 * 60 * 1000);var path = '/';setCookie(name, val, null, expire, path, null);} Function removeCookie(name){var expire = new Date((new Date()).getTime() - 1000); setCookie(name,'',null,expire,'/',null);} --></script><script type="text/javascript"> blogspotInit();</script><div id="space-for-ie"></div>
IKOHI

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Solidarity Message on the 12th Anniversary of IKOHI from Gabriella Citroni


Dear friends,

I am honoured to have the opportunity to express my solidarity and appreciation to the outstanding work carried out over the past 12 years by the Indonesian Association of Families of the Disappeared (IKOHI).

On the occasion of your anniversary, you will have the chance to celebrate the many successes accomplished in your struggle so far: sometime, they may seem little, but I am deeply convinced that they are a great contribution to the realization of the right to justice, to know the truth and to obtain integral reparation of the relatives of the disappeared in Indonesia and, ultimately, all over the world.

The very existence of your association is of capital importance to hundreds of relatives of disappeared: you represent a venue they can turn to in search of support and understanding. Your tireless and brave work is the best possible answer to those who would pretend to make simply “disappear” someone from the earth, to erase someone’s existence and then to enjoy impunity for such a tremendous crime, and to finally sweep under the carpet this “shameful” past. The existence of IKOHI and its struggle concretely avoid oblivion and injustice. This is why you shall be proud of the goals already reached and to be positive when looking at the challenges ahead.

In fact, Indonesian authorities shall take concrete steps to fulfil their international obligations and to show a genuine commitment towards human rights: first, it is of the utmost importance that all cases of enforced disappearance occurred are thoroughly investigated without any further delay and that those responsible for these crimes are identified, judged and sanctioned. Second, relatives of disappeared people throughout Indonesia shall be guaranteed their right to know the truth, as well as to obtain adequate and fair compensation for the harm suffered and integral reparation. Third, it is crucial to take all necessary steps to prevent potential new cases of enforced disappearance and grave human rights violations. In this sense, a concrete sign of good will be the prompt signature and ratification by Indonesia of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, as well as the recognition of the competence of the Committee on Enforced Disappearance thereby established.

I am positive that IKOHI will be there to call on the Indonesian government to take these steps and, as it has done over the past 12 years, it will cautiously monitor the respect of human rights in the country, acting as a powerful bulwark against impunity and as a source of hope and inspiration for relatives of disappeared people. Be reassured that you will not be alone in carrying out this difficult and extremely important task: your example goes beyond the boundaries of Indonesia and worldwide you have friends and colleagues ready to support you when you have to face obstacles and to share with you the joy of the goals accomplished.



In solidarity,

Gabriella Citroni

Researcher in International Law and Professor of International Human Rights Law – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

International Legal Consultant of the Latin American Federation of Associations of Relatives of Disappeared People (FEDEFAM)

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home


NAVIGATION
BUKU BARU!!!

Image and video hosting by TinyPic>

Kebenaran Akan Terus Hidup
Jakarta : Yappika dan IKOHI xx, 220 hlm : 15 x 22 cm
ISBN: Cetakan Pertama,
Agustus 2007
Editor : Wilson
Desain dan Tata letak :
Panel Barus
Diterbitkan Oleh :
Yappika dan IKOHI
Dicetak oleh :
Sentralisme Production
Foto : Koleksi Pribadi

Dipersilahkan mengutip isi buku dengan menyebutkan sumber.

Buku ini dijual dengan harga RP. 30,000,-. Untuk pembelian silahkan hubungi IKOHI via telp. (021) 315 7915 atau Email: kembalikan@yahoo.com


NEWEST POST



ARCHIVES


ABOUT



IKOHI was set up on September 17, 1998 by the parents and surfaced victims of disappearances. Since then, IKOHI was assisted by KONTRAS, until October 2002 when finally IKOHI carried out it first congress to complete its organizational structure. In the Congress, IKOHI decided its two priority of programs. They are (1) the empowerment of the social, economic, social and cultural potential of the members as well as mental and physical, and (2) the campaign for solving of the cases and preventing the cases from happening again. The solving of the cases means the reveal of the truth, the justice for the perpetrators, the reparation and rehabilitation of the victims and the guarantee that such gross violation of human right will never be repeated again in the future.

Address
Jl. Matraman Dalam II, No. 7, Jakarta 10320
Indonesia
Phone: 021-3100060
Fax: 021-3100060
Email: kembalikan@yahoo.com


NETWORK


COUNTERPARTS

Indonesian NGOs
State's Agencies
International Organizations

YOUR COMMENTS

Powered by TagBoard
Name

URL / Email

Comments [smilies]



engine: Blogger

image hosting: TinyPic








layout © 2006
IKOHI / content © 2006 IKOHI Indonesia

public licence: contents may be cited with acknowledgement of the owner

best view with IE6+ 1024x768 (scripts enabled)