No. 26/R/SUAKA-CPG/XII/2018 HUMAN RIGHTS DAY COMMEMORATION “Mainstreaming Refugee Rights on Human Rights Movement: Refugees Right Is Human Rights” (Jakarta, 10 December 2018) The discussion and launching of ‘Know Your Rights: A Handbook for Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ is an activity to commemorate the Human Rights Day conducted by SUAKA (Indonesian Civil Society Working Network for […]
Submission for Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations Human Rights Council 41st SessionRefugee Rights Situation in IndonesiaSubmitted on 30th of March 2022SUAKA IndonesiaResilience Development Initiative – Urban Refugee Research Group (RDI UREF)Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta)Dompet DhuafaGeutanyoe FoundationHuman Rights Working Group (HRWG) Introduction This submission provides an overview of the refugee rights situation […]
Since 2019, SUAKA has conducted law and human rights basic training for 38 paralegals in order to empower and improve the access to justice for the refugee community. These paralegals are community-based, meaning that they are from the refugee community and work for the interest of their community. After the training, refugee paralegals are expected […]
Jakarta, 20/6 -World Refugee Days is held on 20 June every year. SUAKA, together with a number of refugee communities in Jakarta and Bogor, came together to plan an event to showcase their cultures to the Indonesian public. #WithRefugees is UNHCR’s 2016 campaign to garner public support for those who are forced to flee their […]
One of the main concerns of refugees while they stay in Indonesia is regarding their rights to legally marry and divorce, be it with an Indonesian spouse or other country of origins. SUAKA has been receiving many requests of information, as well as consultation on marriage and divorce cases. The same requests have also been […]
SUAKA is unable to assist with or give advice regarding resettlement to a Third Country. The decision to accept a refugee for resettlement is made by the resettlement country.
Less than 5% of the worldwide refugee population will be offered resettlement. This means less than 1 in every 200 people.
02/R/SUAKA-CPG/II/2017 Trump’s Executive Order: Bad Example in Protecting Asylum Seekers and Refugees Disappointment arises from SUAKA towards Trump’s Executive Order which was put forth in January 2017 regarding the changes in the United States’ immigration system. The order enforced was expected to counter terrorism and to increase national security in United States. SUAKA deems this […]
// PERPRES Refugee Protection Must Answer Key Issues Regarding Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia The Government of Indonesia has passed Presidential Decree (Perpres) 31 December 2016: ”Republic of Indonesia Presidential Decree 125/2016 regarding Refugees from Abroad”. SUAKA; Indonesian Civil Society Network for Refugee Rights Protection, welcomes this Presidential Decree (Perpres), which has been planned […]
No. 26/R/SUAKA-CPG/XII/2018 SUAKA: Criminalization Against Refugees Who Are Accused As Gigolo At Batam Indonesia’s Directorate General of Immigration of Ministry of Justice and Human Rights secured 10 male refugees who were accused to be working as gigolo at Batam. The immigration said that they misused their asylum seeker certificates which were published by United Nations […]