In a Washington D.C. courtroom on September 10, 2001, US Magistrate Judge Alan Kay brought down a judgment for compensatory and punitive damages of more than $66 million against the defendant in the case of Jane Doe et al versus Johny Lumintang.
Court Issues $66 Million Judgment in Rights Lawsuit Against Indonesian General
December 31st, 2001
In a strong statement on the seriousness of crimes committed against ordinary East Timorese, Judge Alan Kay ruled in early September to hold Indonesian General Johny Lumintang accountable for $66 million in damages for his role in systematic human rights violations following East Timor’s vote for independence in 1999.
Local Group Wins Victory for East Timor Victims
October 15th, 2001
In a case brought by a local legal nonprofit, a U.S. district judge has ordered a high-ranking Indonesian general to pay $66 million in compensatory and punitive damages for massive human rights violations committed in East Timor.
Government to Defend Lumintang Over Rights Case
March 28th, 2001
The government will defend Ministry of Defense secretary-general Lt. Gen. Johny Lumintang, who is facing an in-absentia trial in the United States over his alleged role in East Timor rights violations.
Government Plays Down Lawsuit Against Johny
April 3rd, 2000
Minister of Foreign Affairs Alwi Shihab played down on Saturday a lawsuit filed by two U.S. human rights groups against an Indonesian Army general, saying it was an ordinary case in the United States.
U.S. Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against TNI General
April 1st, 2000
Lt. Gen. Johny Lumintang was notified of a lawsuit filed against him by two human rights groups in the United States representing victims of atrocities committed in East Timor last year, a New York-based human rights group said on Friday.