Center for Detention Studies

Center for Detention Studies (CDS) is a nonprofit organization established on February 19, 2009 in Jakarta. CDS was founded by human rights activists and academics who are concerned with penal reform in Indonesia. Through its programs and activities, CDS always strives to improve performance in Correctional Institutions in order to provide protection, respect and fulfillment of the rights of people who are being deprived of their liberty.

What We Do


Center for Detention Studies (CDS) has conducted lot of researches in order to improve the correctional system in Indonesia.
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Center for Detention Studies (CDS) has also involved in regulation drafting related to correctional system in Indonesia.
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We do monitoring to ensure that the rights and obligations of detainees and prisoners are properly and cleanly fulfilled from  corruption, collusion, and nepotism (KKN).
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