About Asia Justice and Rights:

Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) is a regional human rights organisation based in Jakarta, Indonesia. AJAR works to increase the capacity of local and national organisations in the fight against entrenched impunity. AJAR contributes to building cultures based on accountability, justice and willingness to learn from the root causes of mass human rights violations in the Asia Pacific region. In Indonesia, AJAR works with civil society groups and networks to address ongoing challenges faced by Indonesia. Current programs include support for the Aceh Truth and Reconciliation Commission, advocacy and assistance to Timorese stolen children who were involuntarily brought to Indonesia during the occupation, and supporting current transitional justice efforts and community-based initiatives with survivors in Indonesia. For more information, visit http://www.asia-ajar.org.

Skills and competencies required to be an intern at AJAR:

– Writing, editing and research skills are mandatory

– A solid knowledge of transitional justice and human rights, particularly in the Asian context

– Social media, multimedia and photography skills are a plus

Intern duties at AJAR: 

Research:

Researching on the financial sections of annual reports for six regional NGOs;

Researching the impact of palm oil plantations in Papua and the impact it has on women’s rights;

Researching for funding application on counter-terrorism project;

Researching the root cause s of violent extremism;

Other duties:

Assisting with public seminar and workshop activities with the Aceh Truth and Reconciliation Commission, AJAR, and local CSOs;

Working on a transitional justice framework for countering violent terrorism;

Editing publications and conducting research related to transitional justice in Asia;

Assist with social media engagement and photography as needed;

Work hours of AJAR:

9 am – 5 pm (with an hour lunch break)

AJAR Indonesia locations: 

Jakarta office:

Jl. Tebet Utara 2C No.22A

Jakarta 12810, Indonesia

Bali office:

Kampung Damai,

Jalan Pantai Berawa

Gang Sri Kahyangan

No. 1 Canggu

Kuta Utara, Bali 80361