Ranto Sibarani


Ranto Sibarani is a human rights lawyer based in Medan, Indonesia. He has worked for over 10 years on the management board of Kontras in North Sumatra, a commission for disappeared peoples and victims of violence. Experienced in social and humanitarian work, he has been active in the North Sumatra Provincial Legislature as an expert in the Law and Government Commission for the past five years. He’s currently completing his Masters thesis on the rejection of the death penalty in Indonesia.

Indonesia: the injustice system
Indonesia: the injustice system
Two recent cases show how rising intolerance and intimidation has a legal cost for minorities in the archipelago nation.