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Pekanbaru Legal Aid

Pekanbaru, Indonesia
Joined August 2020

Pekanbaru legal aid is a branch of the Indonesian LBH Foundation which is domiciled in Pekanbaru City, Riau Province. the organization's mission is to promote justice in accordance with human rights



Presence in: Indonesia
Focus: Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
pekanbaru legal aid is a branch of the Indonesia Legal Aid Foundation which is domiciled in the city of Pekanbaru, Riau Province has a vision The realization of a legal community system that is built on a democratic social order that is just and civilized / humane (A just, humane and democratic socio-legal system) and mission To pioneer, encourage, assist and support programs of law formation, law enforcement and reform of national law in accordance with the applicable Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Pekanbaru legal aid was founded in 2004 and has been advocating for the rights of communities whose land has been confiscated by corporations and also the indigenous Sakai people who have been criminalized for cultivating their customary lands. In 2019, Pekanbaru Legal Aid carried out policy advocacy for the recognition of the Talang Mamak indigenous community in Indragiri Hulu Regency. Pekanbaru Legal Aid has conducted research on the recognition of the territory of the Talang Mamak indigenous community.

The Pekanbaru Legal Aid program is to encourage first, community involvement in government governance monitoring activities in the forestry, energy and agrarian sectors, second, Encouraging the existence of an independent labor movement in protecting their rights, third, Providing understanding of public political awareness, fourth, Encouraging the formation of protection for Human rights defenders and fifth, expanding access to justice for vulnerable and minority communities in districts in Riau Province.

People Associated With This Organization

andi wijaya

Indonesia  
Pekanbaru Legal Aid
Joined August 2020
Interests: Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Land & Natural Resources
I am a public interest lawyer and human rights defender who daily helps the poor and oppressed as well as indigenous peoples who struggle to reclaim the rights of indigenous peoples. besides that, I am also active in conducting policy advocacy in Riau Province. My expertise is in the field of legal assistance and law-based research on customary law, environmental and forestry law and human rights. experience advocating for a community lawsuit against the haze disaster that occurred in 2016, assisting the indigenous Sakai tribe who were criminalized for cultivating their traditional land. My role in the organization is as Director of Pekanbaru Legal Aid in charge of representing the organization to act internally and externally. My organization is a branch of the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation which is domiciled in Pekanbaru City, Riau Province. have a vision The realization of a legal community system that is built on a just and civilized / humanitarian social relationship in a democratic manner (A just, humane and democratic socio-legal system) and the mission to pioneer, encourage, assist and support programs of law formation, justice enforcement laws and reform of national laws in accordance with the applicable Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
andi wijaya is the network champion (main point of contact) for Pekanbaru Legal Aid.

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