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What will Indonesia do while on the Human Rights Council?

  • Retno LP Marsudi

    Indonesian foreign minister

Geneva   /   Wed, February 26 2020   /  01:33 am
Helping hands: Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (center) joins hands with Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu (third right) and other officials during the presentation of Indonesian aid to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state in the capital Sittwe in January 2017. Human rights violations against the minority Rohingya ethnic group in the area have drawn international condemnation.(AFP/Wai Moe)(center) joins hands with Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu (third right) and other officials during the presentation of Indonesian aid to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state in the capital Sittwe in January 2017. Human rights violations against the minority Rohingya ethnic group in the area have drawn international condemnation.(AFP/Wai Moe)

Helping hands: Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi (center) joins hands with Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu (third right) and other officials during the presentation of Indonesian aid to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state in the capital Sittwe in January 2017. Human rights violations against the minority Rohingya ethnic group in the area have drawn international condemnation.(AFP/Wai Moe)With Indonesia on the Human Rights Council, there are some ways in which the country can use its role to provide leadership and achieve the goals it outlined in its campaign.The 43th session of the Human Rights Council commenced this week with Indonesia at the table once again, along with 13 others elected in October 2019. Indonesia sits alongside 13 new members, namely, Armenia, Brazil, Germany, Japan, Libya, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Netherlands, Poland, the Republic of Korea and Venezu...