Carmel Budiardjo

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Carmel Budiardjo (1973)

Carmel Budiardjo (née Brickman; 18 June 1925 – 10 July 2021) was a British-Indonesian human rights activist. She was the founder of the organisation Tapol. She also won the Right Livelihood Award in 1995. Budiardjo was born in London.[1] She was known for raising awareness and her campaigns against human rights violations in Indonesia and East Timor.[2]

Budiardjo died in London on 10 July 2021, aged 96.[3]

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  1. Rights activist says genocide continues in Indonesia, JWeekly, Saturday, 26 October 1996
  2. I'll campaign for Timor until I die, The Independent, 25 October 1998
  3. "Pendiri TAPOL Carmel Budiardjo, yang berperan besar dalam perjuangan kemanusiaan di Indonesia, tutup usia". BBC News Indonesia (in Indonesian). Retrieved 11 July 2021.