Access to Ecological Justice for the Marginalised People of Indonesia: Is It a Genuine or Pseudo Recognition and Protection?
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Access to justice in broad sense refers to a condition and process whereby the State guarantees the fulfillment of citizens’ basic legal rights afforded by the Constitution and the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is, therefore, access to justice defines access by people to fair, effective and accountable mechanism for the recognition and protection of rights, control abuse of power and resolution of conflicts, included the ability of people to seek and obtain a remedy through formal and informal justice system. The definition emphasizes that access to justice aims to supporting and strengthening the prevention and and alleviation of poverty, protecting and fulfilling of human rights through legal empowerment of the people.