Indonesia: Supreme Court, CLD and ICEL Hold Seminar on RTI

Law-democracy.org – A gathering of judges from Indonesia’s top courts, as well as leading government officials, met in Jakarta on 8 March 2012 to attend a workshop on exceptions to the right to information. The seminar, organised by Supreme Court, CLD and the Indonesian Center for Environmental Law (ICEL), was held at the invitation of the Supreme Court.

One of Australia’s foremost jurists, the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, delivered the keynote presentation. Among those in attendance were Sultony Mohdally, Supreme Court Judge, Regional Attorney General Suhendra, senior representatives from the Indonesian National Police Headquarters, and several judges and Information Commission representatives, who travelled from around Indonesia to attend the workshop.