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Articles by Sidney Jones

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Sidney Jones is director of Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), a Jakarta-based NGO that she founded in 2013. From 2002 to 2013 she was with the International Crisis Group, first as Southeast Asia director, then as senior adviser to the Asia program. She also worked as a program officer for the Ford Foundation in Jakarta and New York (1977-84); Amnesty International researcher on Indonesia, the Philippines and the Pacific (1985-1988) and Asia director of Human Rights Watch (1989-2002). She was chief of the Human Rights Unit of the UN Transitional Administration in East Timor in 1999-2000. She holds BA and MA degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and has been a visiting fellow at Australian National University (1995), UC-Berkeley (2012) and Central European University in Budapest (2017). In 2006 Ms. Jones received an honorary doctorate from the New School in New York.