(From The Jakarta Post)
Dec. 10 is Human Rights Day. The Jakarta Post asked some people whether they had ever violated others rights or whether their rights had ever been violated.
- Sahala Aritonang, 42, is the secretary of the Jakarta branch of a political party. He lives with his wife and two children in Central Jakarta:
The government is reluctant to educate the public on human rights because it doesn't want people to be aware that their rights are being infringed upon. Due to that, human rights abuses are still rampant.
For example, in Jakarta we could see thousands of people's basic right to shelter violated in the recent string of …