Yasonna H. Laoly
Yasonna H. Laoly was born in Tapanuli Tengah in North Sumatra on May 27, 1953. He is Minister of Justice and Human Rights in the current administration and has been an activist, academic and prominent intellectual. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 2004-2009 for the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP). This father of four earned his Doctorate degree in law from North Carolina University in the US and won the Outstanding Graduate Student Award from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1986.