The following publications have been written by, or with support from, the Indonesia Programme at NCHR.

See also the 10-years anniversary Brochure (pdf).


Fernida, Indria. Calling for truth about mass killings of 1965/6: Civil Society Initiatives in revealing the truth of mass killings of 1965/6 under the transitional justice framework in Indonesia, Master thesis, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

Pertiwi, Mahaarum Kusama. Reclaiming Minority's Freedom of Religion or Belief in Indonesia, Master thesis, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

Latif Fauzi, Muhammad and Hermawan, Sulhani (Eds.) Islam dan HAM - Diskursus dan Pengalaman Indonesia, Kaukaba Dipantara, December 2014. Book based on essays submitted to the the conference 'Islam dan Human Rights - theories and practices in contemporary Indonesia' in 2012.

Tømte, Aksel. The protection gap in the palm oil sector in Indonesia. Tvergastein;Volum 5.(2) Suppl. 2014 s. 104-109
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Coquoz, Sebastien Pierre. Addressing resistance to human rights in human rights education: The case of Indonesia, Master thesis, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

Breidlid, Torhild. The Legitimization of Violence against the Ahmadiyya Community in Indonesia, Journal Social and Humaniora Graduate School Universitas Gadja Mada, Vol 3, No. 2, p.165-177, ISSN 2088-5415.


Tømte, Aksel. Constitutional Review of the Indonesian Blasphemy Law, Nordic Journal of Human Rights, Vol 30 No 2, p. 174- 204, ISSN 1891-8131.

Rizki, Rudi Muhammad. Tanggung Jawab korporasi transnasional dalam pelanggaran berat HAM, Penerbit Fikahati Aneska.

Vulnerable Groups: Kajian & Mekanism Perlindungannya, Edited by Eko Riyadi and Syarif Nurhidayat, with contributions from Mansur Zaky, Surharsih, Budi Wahyuni, Alamsyah M. Dja'far, Ahmad Suaedy, Yosep Adi Praesetya, Emil Ola Kleden, Hesti Armiwulan, Aetia Adi Purwanta, Sulistyowati Irianto, Y. Sari Murti W., Rudi M Rizki, Enny Soeprapto and Eko Riyadi. Published by Pusham UII.


Colbran, Nicola. Indigenous Peoples in Indonesia: At Risk of Disappearing as Distinct Peoples in the Rush for Biofuel? International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, Volume 18, Number 1, 2011 , pp. 63-92(30).

Pangan dan Hak Asasi Manusia dalam Pembangunan. Indonsian translation of selected chapters from Food and Human Rights in Development - volume I, Intersentia 2005 and Food and Human Rights in Development - volume II, Intersentia 2007. Both volumes were edited by Wenche Barth Eide and Uwe Kracht. The Indonesian language edition was published in cooperation with the Indonesian Human Rights Committee for Social Justice (IHCS).


Colbran, Nicola. Prosperity denied, article about mining in East Nusa Tenggara, published in the online magasine Inside Indonesia, July-September 2010 edition.

Colbran, Nicola. Freedom of Religion or Belief in Indonesia: Normative Guarantees and Guarantees in Practice. This article formed a chapter in the Indonesian language version of Facilitating Freedom of Religion or Belief: A Desk Book published by the Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief.

Colbran, Nicola. Realities and challenges in realising freedom of religion or belief in Indonesia. The International Journal of Human Rights, Volume 14, Issue 5, 2010.

Arifin, Syamsul. Attitudes to Human Rights and Freedom of Religion of Belief in Indonesia - Voices of Islamic Religious Leaders in East Java. Translated and rendered into English by Tore Lindholm, Nelly van Doorn-Harder and Nicola Colbran. Published by Kanisius in October 2010.

Cholil, Suhadi. Freedom of Religion or Belief in Indonesia and the Challenge of Muslim Exceptionalism. Essay published in Freedom and Responsibility: Christian and Muslim Explorations by Simone Sinn and Martin Sinaga (Eds.) Published by Lutheran University Press.


Colbran, Nicola. Will Jakarta be the next Atlantis? Excessive groundwater use resulting from a failing piped water network'. Published in LEAD (Law Environment and Development Journal) Volume 5/1, 2009. Read the article in pdf.

Asplund, Knut D. Resistance to Human Rights in Indonesia: Asian Values and Beyond. Article published in the Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law 1: 27-47, 2009.

Potret Pemenuhan Hak Atas Pendidikan Dan Perumahan Di Era Otonomi Dareah: Analisis Situasi Di Tiga Wilayah. Edited by Eko Riyadi and Supriyanto Abdi. Yogyakarta: Pusat Studi Hak Asasi Manusia, Universitas Islam Indonesia, 2009. Collection of studies concerning the right to housing and the right to eduction from three areas around Indonesia conducted by participants at ESC-rights courses arranged by NCHR and Pusham UII.

Colbran, Nicola. Courage Under Fire: The First Five Years of the Indonesian Yudicial Commission, published in Australian Journal of Asian Law, Volume 11 Issue 2, December 2009. About the article


Colbran, Nicola and Eide, Asbjørn: Biofuel, the Environment and Food Security: A global problem explored through a case study of Indonesia, Published in Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Volume IX, Issue 1, Fall 2008. Read the article in pdf. (external link)

Hukum Hak Asasi Manusia. Textbook for university students published by the Human Rights Centre at the Islamic University of Indonesia (Pusham UII) in cooperation with NCHR. Edited by Eko Riyadi. English language contributions pre-edited by Knut D. Asplund. The book contains ontributions from 15 different writers. First printed March 2008. The different book chapter can be downloaded in pdf-format from Pusham UII's homepages.

Buku Ajar Hak Asasi Manusia. Edisi Guru SMA. Edited by Suparman Marzuki and Eko Riyadi. An introduction to human rights for teachers published by the Human Rights Centre at the Islamic University of Indonesia (Pusham UII) in cooperation with NCHR. July, 2008.


MENGURAI KOMPLEKSITAS HAK ASASI MANUSIA. Kajian Multi Perspektif. Edited by Eko Riyadi and Supriyanto Abdi. Yogyakarta: Pusat Studi Hak Asasi Manusia, Universitas Islam Indonesia, 2007. Collection of 36 articles written by human rights lecturers participating in NCHR and Pusham UII's joint training courses for human rights lecturers.

Right to Food: From Justiciability to Agrarian Reform. Jakarta, Indonesian Legal Aid and Human Rights Association, 2007. Collection of manuscripts and presentation from a seminar on the Right to Food held in Jakarta in December 2006, in cooperation with PBHI.


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