Putu Oka Sukanta


Country: Indonesia

Acclaimed writer and activist Putu Oka Sukanta was incarcerated without trial for ten years during the New Order regime. For his contributions to human rights education in Indonesia through fiction and non-fiction writing, editing, film production and community education activities, he received a Human Rights Watch Hellman-Hammett grant, and the inaugural Herb Feith Foundation Human Rights Education Award in 2016.

We regret to inform our audiences that Putu Oka Sukanto can no longer attend the UWRF17.

Penulis dan Pegiat terkemuka, Putu Oka Sukanta pernah dipenjarakan tanpa masa percobaan selama 10 tahun di era pemerintahan Orde Baru. Untuk kontribusinya dalam pendidikan Hak Asasi Manusia di Indonesia melalu tulisan fiksi dan non-fiksi, penyuntingan, produksi film, dan komunitas kegiatan edukasi, Ia menerima bantuan dari Human Rights Watch Hellman-Hammett, dan Herb Feith Foundation Human Rights Education Award di tahun 2016.

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Main Program: Short and Sweet

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