Center for Detention Studies (CDS) is an NGO established in February 19th, 2009. We concern on correctional reform in Indonesia. Through our program and activities, we encourage the improvement of correctional institution to protect, to fulfill, and to respect the rights of person deprived of liberty. Our mission is to be an independent research and advocacy organisation to create professional correctional system to be in accordance with human rights through policy reform, strengthening institution, public participation, and provision of data and information in a progressive, responsive, and comprehensive manner.
CDS has conducted many studies and research regarding with correctional system. The findings and outputs of studies are disseminated through policy regulations, books, and research instrument.