Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia: Ghastly Human Rights Building


Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia or the National Commission on Human Rights is located on Jl, Latuharhary No. 4B, Central Jakarta.

National Commission on Human Rights is an independent agency in Indonesia, which holds the same level as other state agencies to carry out the functions of assessment, protection, research, extension, monitoring, investigation and mediation of issues on human rights.

The Commission was established in 1993 by Presidential Decree No. 50 of 1993 on the National Commission on Human Rights. Currently, the Commission operates under a mandate given by the Law No. 39 Year 1999 on Human Rights

The current building of the Commission is the former office of Lembaga Sandi Negara, or the State Secret Information Security Agency. In the past, countless people were tortured in the bunker of this office.

It is said that the security often witness ghosts of the torture victims during the New Order. The bunker was then demolished in 2006 when the Commission’s office was being renovated.

How to get here (see the route map)

From Tanah Abang: Go to Platform 3 or 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Manggarai and stop at Sudirman Station. From here, take a 14-minute walk to the east.

From Juanda: Head to Platform 2 and take the Red Line or Blue Line heading to Manggarai. At Manggarai, change your route by going to Platform 2 or 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Duri/Angke, and stop at Sudirman Station. Once there, walk to the eastern direction for about 14 minutes.

From Gondangdia: Go to Platform 2 and take the Red Line or Blue Line heading to Manggarai. At Manggarai change your route and go to Platform 2 or 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Duri/Angke, and stop at Sudirman Station. Take a 14-minute walk to the east.

From Cikini: Go to Platform 2 and take the Red Line or Blue Line heading to Manggarai. At Manggarai, change your route, and go to Platform 2 or 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Duri/Angke, and stop at Sudirman Station. Walk for 14 minutes to the eastern direction.

For a map illustration, click here, or see the map below.

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References

  1. http://www.hukumonline.com/berita/baca/lt500e667c540ba/komnas-ham-nyatakan-ada-pelanggaran-ham-berat
  2. http://kultwit.wordpress.com/category/tapol/
  3. http://www.vhrmedia.com/print.php?.g=corner&.s=cakrawala&.bk=27
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