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Antonio Onorati <mc2535@mclink.it>

dear friends

The following is excerpt from KOMPAS, the largest daily, run story on NGOs,
at front page, confirming the news that 32 news NGOs are being investigated
by Attorney general Office.
sugeng
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KOMPAS (the largest daily)

Friday, November 15, 1996, frontpage

The Attorney General spokeperson Suhartoyo said that his office has recieved
the list of 32 NGOs and confirms that his office is investigating the
background, goals, the principle and its activity.

The investigation by Attorney General office has not been completed.

Minister of home affairs also said the government will continue investigate
the problematic NGOs and organizations.

According to KOMPAS, there are 30 social organisation, NGOs as well as
Foundations which allegedly violates Law no 8/1985. According to the
government, the violations are varies from failure to notify/report to the
government, it has not comply with law/regulations, to the NGOs being
outspoken and critical to the government policy.

1. NGOs that the GOI considered "it has not comply with law" category
- SBSI (Muktar Pakpahan)
- PNI (Persatuan Nasional Indonesia)
- Masyumi Baru, led by Ridwan Saidi
- GRM (Gerakan Rakyat Marhaen), led by Sukmawaty, daughter of Soekarno

2. NGOs GOI considered too "vocal" (critical and outspoken)
- WALHI
- SKEPHI

3. "Problematic" NGOs whose the GOI considered failures to report their
existance to the government
- Forum Demkrasi
- LPHAM
- YLBHI
- Petisi 50
- INFID (International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development)
- ELSAM
- FPKR (Forum Pemurian Kedulatan Rakyat)
- Indonesian Front for the Defence of Human Rights (INFIGHT)
- YLPU (Yayasan Lembaga Pemilihan Umum)
- YAPUSHAM
- ISJ, Institut Sosial Jakarta
- MARI, SMID, PPBI, STN, PRD, JAKER, SRI,
- Yayasan Pijar, PUDI (Sri Bintang)
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