H. S. Dillon

H.S. Dillon
HS Dillon, Sorgemagz.com, Jakarta, 18 Agustus 2016.jpg
Harbrinderjit Singh Dillon

(1945-04-23)April 23, 1945
Died September 16, 2019(2019-09-16) (aged 74)
Nationality Indonesia
Alma mater Universitas Sumatera Utara
Cornell University
Spouse(s) Dr. Drupadi Kaur Harnopidjati Dhillon, Ph.D
Children Ir. Haryasetyaka Singh Dillon, MA. PhD
Ir. Mahawira Singh Dillon, MA
Mahareksha Singh Dillon, SH.LLM

Harbrinderjit Singh Dillon (23 April 1945 – 16 September 2019[1]) was an Indonesian Sikh[2] who occupied a variety of positions in Indonesian political life, including assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, and Commissioner of the National Commission on Human Rights[3]). His[when?] positions included executive director of Partnership Governance Reform in Indonesia.[4] He was an outspoken critic of corruption in Indonesia.

H.S. Dillon was also the founder of The Foundation for International Human Rights Reporting Standards (FIHRRST), an international association dedicated to the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights. Dillon was joined by a group of internationally respected human rights advocates (among others, Marzuki Darusman, Marzuki Usman, Makarim Wibisono, James Kallman, Dradjad Hari Wibowo) to establish the organization, which develops and promotes standards by which adherence to human rights principles can be demonstrated.

He studied at Cornell University in the United States, earning his PhD in agricultural economics and also studying subjects including international trade and development, resource management, and developmental sociology.


  1. ^ "HS Dillon Meninggal Dunia - kumparan.com". kumparan.com. Retrieved 2019-09-16.
  2. ^ "Harbrinderjit Singh Dillon- has the face of a debonair Indian Sikh, but his soul belongs firmly in Indonesia". www.nriinternet.com. Retrieved 2019-08-07.
  3. ^ www.beritasore.com http://www.beritasore.com/cgi-sys/suspendedpage.cgi?option=com_content&task=view&id=2435&Itemid=36. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Protests Over Energy Costs". Asia Pacific Action.


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