The Indonesian Legal Aid and Human Rights Association (PBHI) is a member-based, individual, non-profit association dedicated to the promotion and defense of human rights, regardless of ethnicity, language, religion, color, gender and sexual orientation , social status and class, career and profession as well as political and ideological orientation.
PBHI was founded in November 1996 in Jakarta through a Congress attended by 54 founding members from various quarters as a gathering place for everyone concerned about human rights for all . PBHI is registered as an association organization based in Jakarta and spread through regional associations with more than 1,000 members. The distribution of PBHI region covers North Sumatera, West Sumatera, Lampung, DKI Jakarta, West Java, Yogyakarta, Central Java, Bali, West Kalimantan, and South Sulawesi.
Vision and mission
Vision PBHI: Country ( state ) fulfill its obligations to respect, protect and fulfill human rights include civil rights and political rights and economic, social and cultural. Implementation of state obligations is not only undertaken without discrimination, but also affirmative against weak and discriminated groups.
Mission PBHI: Promoting the universal values of human rights, defending victims of abuse, and educating members and prospective members as advocates of human rights. Everyone should be treated equally in law and treatment regardless of origin and color. Every victim of human rights violations requires a helping hand and solidarity.And for that also needed human rights defenders.