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In this month’s Main Report we bring you coverage on a current LBH Masyarakat case. Humphery Ejike, a Nigerian national has been sentenced to death by a South Jakarta District Court after being convicted as a drug dealer. However the court failed to fully prove Mr Ejike’s guilt, instead it is alleged that the charge was fabricated and the judges were influenced by the race of the accused, rather than the evidence presented to the court. Such judicial prejudice has not only violated the Bangalore Principles, which mandates judges to examine cases impartially and in spirit of equality but the case has also violated Mr Ejike’s basic human rights as guaranteed by the 1945 Constitution and Convention on All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) which was ratified by Indonesia in 1999. In addition to being discriminated against because of his race, Jeff has also had his right to fair trial violated as he was not given access to legal counsel or an appropriate interpreting service. The Additional Feature on this edition of CAVEAT reports on the after math of May 1998 riots and reflects on the wounds that have yet to be healed on the 12th anniversary of the events. The article explores the lack of justice obtained by the government on behalf of the many victims despite the abolition of Suhartos New Order regime. “Building A Rights-Based Approach of HIV/AIDS Case and Policy Advocacy” in Jakarta. Yoseph Adi Prasetyo from the National Human Rights Commission and human rights lawyer Taufik Basari attended the workshop to deliver presentation on the issue of HIV/AIDS, human rights and legal advocacy. The complete report on this workshop may be found in this edition’s Reportage. Last but not least, the Opinion Piece is an open letter written by the Asian Human Rights Commission to the Chief of the Indonesian National Police regarding the shooting of five terrorist suspects in Cikampek and Cawang.