April 16, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The Indonesian Supreme Court overturned Thursday a 2007 decision against TIME magazine awarding the late former Indonesian president Haji Mohammad Suharto $106 million in damages in Suharto's defamation suit against the publication. Suharto sued TIME over a 1999 article that said Suharto had hid... ...[read more]
March 27, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
An Indonesian court cleared former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto and his heirs Thursday of civil liability in a corruption case involving state funds allegedly stolen by a charitable foundation run by Suharto. Dismissing the $1.1 billion damage claim leveled against Suharto, the court ...[read more]
March 12, 2008
by Jeannie Shawl
A member of the National Human Rights Commission of Indonesia said Tuesday that the commission has launched an investigation into human rights abuses committed during the regime of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammad Suharto, telling AP that four separate teams will work until mid-May to ...[read more]
February 21, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
TIME magazine on Thursday asked the Supreme Court of Indonesia to reconsider its August 2007 decision awarding former Indonesian President Haji Mohammad Suharto $106 million in damages in Suharto's defamation suit against the publication. Suharto sued TIME over a 1999 article that said Suharto... ...[read more]
February 19, 2008
by Michael Sung
The six children of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto failed to appear in court Tuesday, ignoring a court summons to defend Suharto's estate in a civil corruption case. Suharto's defense lawyer, who wanted to introduce legal expert testimony on behalf of the heirs, was unable... ...[read more]
February 12, 2008
by Michael Sung
An Indonesian court ruled Tuesday that the children of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto will have to defend Suharto's estate against a civil corruption case. A prosecutor said that all of Suharto's six children will be summoned to court next week, and one will be appointed t... ...[read more]
January 28, 2008
by Joshua Pantesco
Several prominent Indonesian lawyers told AFP on Monday that a civil corruption case against former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto could continue after Suharto's death on Sunday. Suharto, who ruled Indonesia as President from 1967 to 1998, was sued by the government on charges that h... ...[read more]
January 2, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Jakarta lawyers for TIME magazine are ready to file their appeal of a defamation judgment by the Supreme Court of Indonesia awarding $106 million in damages to former Indonesian President Haji Mohammad Suharto, a lawyer told the The Age Wednesday. Suharto sued TIME over a 1999 article that said ...[read more]
November 23, 2007
by Patrick Porter
UN Special Rapporteur on torture Manfred Nowak Friday called on the government of Indonesia to step up efforts at stopping ill-treatment and torture of individuals under police detention. Nowak concluded a two-week visit to the country where he toured various correctional facilities, meeting with ...[read more]
September 24, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
Indonesian prosecutors began court proceedings Monday against former Indonesian President Haji Mohammad Suharto, bringing the government's civil corruption lawsuit against Suharto for allegedly embezzling $440 million between 1974 and 1998 from the Yayasan Supersemar, a state-funded academic s... ...[read more]

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