The Course on Human Rights for District Judges

The Course on Human Rights for District Judges: Universal Values of Diversity, Democracy and Judiciary

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 ELSAM, Tuban – The country should formulate policies to ensure the interests of all different group, ethnic and cultural minority, or other marginalized groups (e.g. based on sociocultural, religion and history). Prof. Azyumardi Azra, MA. revealed this in a public lecture during the course on Human Rights for District Judges, which was held by ELSAM and Supreme Court Institute for Research, Training and Judicial Practice (“Balitbang Diklat Kumdil MA”) in Tuban, Bali on Monday (02/23). “They should not be crushed, especially displaced by politically, socio-culturally and religiously dominant group,” said Prof. Azra, who is the former Rector of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta. According to […]

The Course on Human Rights for District Judges: The Judge Should Have Tolerance Paradigm for a Diversity

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 ELSAM, Tuban – Judiciary as the primary key in the field of fair and just law enforcement, is required to judge according to law and not discriminate against people with any religious affiliation or cult. Dr. Dani Elpah, S.H., M.H. who represented Supreme Court Institute for Research, Training and Judicial Practice (“Balitbang Diklat Kumdil MA”) remarked this at the opening of the course on human rights for district judges in Tuban, Bali on Monday (02/23). “We cannot deny that the existence of religious or belief pluralism in Indonesian society has the potential to cause friction and intolerance between believers, sects or cult that may result in […]

The Course on Human Rights for District Judges: Past Archipelago Wisdom as Tolerance Paradigm

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 ELSAM, Tuban – In judicial system, judicial institution and judges have essential roles in enforcing the law and providing justice, including to the victim of attack on religious or belief freedom minorities. “Therefore it is important for judges to have tolerance’s perspective for a diversity,” said humanist and interfaith observer Dr. Bambang Noorsena, S.H., M.H., during the course on human rights for district judges in Tuban, Bali on Monday (02/23). In order to build that perspective, he argued, one cannot separate the learning from past archipelago wisdom as foundation itself. “Indonesia in the thousand years’ historical trajectory recorded as flexible, tolerant and open nation,” he said […]