Suciwati Munir


Country: Indonesia

Suciwati Munir is the wife of Munir Said Thalib, a human rights activist who was poisoned on a flight to Amsterdam in 2004. For her persistence in seeking justice for her husband’s death, Suciwati was awarded the Asia’s Heroes award from Time Magazine (2005), Human Rights First (2006), Metro TV Award (2006), and RCTI People of the Year (2009). In 2013, Suciwati founded the Omah Munir Human Rights Museum in Batu City. Suciwati wrote the book Mencintai Munir in 2022.

Suciwati Munir adalah istri dari Munir Said Thalib, seorang aktivis HAM yang dibunuh dengan racun dalam penerbangan ke Amsterdam tahun 2004. Atas kegigihannya dalam mencari keadilan atas kematian suaminya, Suciwati mendapatkan penghargaan Asia’s Heroes dari TTime Magazine (2005), Human Rights First (2006), Metro TV Award (2006) dan RCTI People of the Year (2009). Pada 2013, Suciwati mendirikan Museum HAM Omah Munir di Kota Batu. Suciwati menulis buku Mencintai Munir pada tahun 2022.

Appearing in

Main Program | The Story of Munir

The 2004 mid-air murder of Munir Said Thalib, one of Indonesia’s most famous human rights activists, continues to haunt Indonesia. In the narrative nonfiction book, We Have Tired of Violence, …


Festival Club | Mencintai Munir

Written amid many challenges, Love Munir records Suciwati’s life path as the wife of Munir Said Thalib, a courageous Indonesian activist who was killed for defending human rights and civil …