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Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat Cibinong (Community Legal Aid Institute)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Joined October 2013
Presence in: Indonesia
Focus: Criminal Justice, Health

Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat (LBH Masyarakat/Community Legal Aid Institute) is a not-for-profit non-governmental organization that provides free legal services for the poor and victims of human rights abuses; undertakes community legal empowerment for marginalized groups; and advocates for law reform and human rights protection through campaigns, strategic litigation, policy advocacy, research and analysis.

Established on 8 December 2007, LBH Masyarakat aims to empower and develop the ability of communities and their potential in order to enable them to undertake self-reliant legal aid movement. LBH Masyarakat envisions a future where everyone in the society has meaningful access to justice through participating in legal aid movement, upholding justice and protecting human rights.

LBH Masyarakat focuses its works in the following areas: legal aid, legal empowerment, legal reform, criminal justice reform, fair trial, torture, death penalty, right to health, human rights and drug policy reform, human rights and HIV/AIDS. Throughout its work in the past eight years or so, LBH Masyarakat has evolved to be a leading legal aid organization/human rights organization which has expertise on the intersections between drug policy and human rights as well as HIV and human rights. LBH Masyarakat also defends human rights of those who are forgotten and at the margins of the society such as sex workers; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex; people who use drugs; people living with HIV, and people facing the death penalty/execution.

LBH Masyarakat main areas of work consists of: casework/strategic litigation; legal empowerment; and, campaigns and policy work.

People Associated With This Organization

Ajeng Larasati

Indonesia  
Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat...
Joined November 2017
Interests: Access to Information, Gender-based violence, Health
Ajeng Larasati works as Research and Advocacy Coordinator at LBH Masyarakat - a non-for-profit legal aid organisation focusing its work on the advancement of human rights and justice in Indonesia.

Arinta Dea Dini Singgi

Indonesia  
Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat...
Joined April 2016
Interests: Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence
I have a bachelor degree on law from University of Indonesia, majoring in Constitutional Law, graduated in 2014. Since September 2014, I have been working for Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat (Community Legal Aid) in Jakarta as a program officer. I develop projects on community legal empowerment especially for key affected populations such as people living with HIV, sex workers and people who inject drugs. I also undertake research on HIV, court verdicts and young people who use drugs. I have a deep interest on women issue particularly on women as drug mules.

Bambang Pradityo

Indonesia  
Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat...
Joined May 2015
Interests: Education, Environmental Justice, Generalist Legal Services, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources
I am a lawyer. Before becoming a community lawyer I worked as a paralegal. The focus of my work is building, at the village level, community-based legal aid and legal education. I support the role of the paralegal in the community so that the poor can access free legal services.

Dhoho Ali Sastro

Indonesia  
Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat... (Unverified)
Joined December 2017
Interests: Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment
Dhoho A. Sastro is public advocat living in Jember, Jawa Timur, Indonesia. He works together with law student as volunteer. Mostly of his work is held in prison by giving legal education for detainee before the trial and also doing social entrepreneurship as prisoner empowerment program. Dhoho likes to use self lawyering as a technigue to provide legal aid. By self lawyering, detainee is trained to know his rights and have an argument to defend himself as if he has lawyer.

Ricky Gunawan

Indonesia  
Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat...
Joined October 2013
Ricky Gunawan is the network champion (main point of contact) for Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Masyarakat Cibinong (Community Legal Aid Institute).

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