Zezen Mutaqin

Zezen Mutaqin
University of California, Los Angeles | UCLA · School of Law

S.J.D, UCLA School of Law

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Most of the literature on modern-day slavery focuses on women and children as victims of the sex industry. This disproportionate emphasis on sexual exploitation has resulted in conflation of the term trafficking with prostitution, which has led to an understanding of human trafficking issues as separate from other workplace abuses that amount to sl...
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This paper examines the interplay of Islam, history, and feminism and views it in the legal context of Indonesia. I use social movement theory to examine how women's movements here have organized and mobilized resources to achieve certain goals in this specific socio-political context. This paper sees the Marriage Act 1974 and the Counter-Legal Dra...
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This article will argue that there are three related issues of concern regarding the Rohingya crisis: (1) a singular focus on persecution and nationality in Myanmar; (2) statelessness and displacement in the region; and (3) grave human rights violations amounting to international crimes including genocide and crimes against humanity. This article w...
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Most of the literature on modern-day slavery focuses on women and children as victims of the sex industry. This disproportionate emphasis on sexual exploitation has resulted in conflation of the term trafficking with prostitution, which has led to an understanding of human trafficking issues as separate from other workplace abuses that amount to sl...
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This paper attempts to answer several questions: why a state invades other states? Why a state claims an authority, in the name of civilization, democracy, freedom, security or humanitarian intervention, to enter into other sovereign states? How then it is legalized? Why the doctrine of state sovereignty sometime cannot protect a particular state f...
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The rights of every Indonesian citizens are protected by the 1945 Constitution. Does the reality matches with the normative regulations? Does democratization improves the protection of human rights especially in term of the religious freedom? We find that there is a discrepancy between the ideal written constitution and the reality. In this followi...
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Using a dramaturgical perspective and Agama Djawa Sunda (ADS) or Madraisism as a case study, this article attempts to uncover the strategy used by the followers of ‘unofficial religion’ in Indonesia to successfully manage their unrecognised legal status. As a pragmatic response when being repressed, either by religious orthodoxy or the state, ADS u...
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This paper argues that what Van Vollenhoven did in dealing with adat law was in fact part and parcel of the colonial policy to exploit the colony for the benefit of the Dutch and had nothing to do with being 'a good Samaritan'by saving 'the other' legal culture. What he did also was mainly triggered by what I refer to as cultural anxiety. His campa...

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