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CNN Indonesia – May 11, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesian police have stated that non-government organisations (NGOs) and human rights activists are inflaming the situation in Papua.

Police intelligence and security chief Commissioner General Paulus Waterpauw says that they are categorised as non-state actors who are continuing to promote the issue of separatism.

CNN Indonesia – May 9, 2021

Jakarta – A fugitive from the law who has been sought by police over the 2019 riots in Papua, Victor Yeimo, was arrested in Jayapura, Papua, on Sunday May 9.

Nemangkawi Task Force head Senior Commissioner Iqbal Alqudusy has confirmed the arrest saying that Yeimo's arrest took place at 7.15 pm. "Today, on Sunday May 9, 2021 [we] arrested a person on the wanted list in a case of racism and rioting in Papua in 2019", Alqudusy told journalists on Sunday.

Kompas.com – May 7, 2021

Maharani, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Director Asfinawati says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is responsible for efforts to weaken the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) which have become apparent recently.

According to Asfinawati, aside from other actors such as the House of Representatives (DPR), the President also played a part.

Kompas.com – May 6, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has called in a commitment by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo who once pledged to resolve the human rights violations in Paniai, Papua.

Komnas HAM Commissioner Beka Ulung Hapsara said the Widodo once made a promise to solve the case when he attended Christmas celebrations in Papua provincial capital of Jayapura in 2014.

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Yusufdagri – April 5, 2021

Questions are being asked about whether or not the rule of law applies equally to all Indonesian citizens after President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was a special guest (kondangan) at a glitzy celebrity wedding at a time when large gatherings are banned under Covid-19 health protoco

Kompas – March 26, 2021

The national police cyber crimes division has announced they will give out rewards in the form of badges or pins to members of the public who report alleged crimes on social media.

Kompas – March 3, 2021

While the government appears to be making some headway in its Covid-19 vaccination program, the same however can't be said for its fight against corruption.

Kompas – February 24, 2021

A statement by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's asking the public to be more active in conveying criticism and input on the government's performance has been met by a storm of criticism from people who have fallen foul of the draconian Information and Electronic Transaction Law (UU ITE).

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CNN Indonesia – May 1, 2021

Jakarta – As many as 97 people were arrested during May Day commemorations in the vicinity of the Horse Statue and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) offices in Central Jakarta on Saturday May 1.

CNN Indonesia – April 29, 2021

Jakarta – Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman has commented on the Indonesian government's move to label the Free Papua Organisation (OPM) a terrorist group.

Kompas.com – April 29, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia says that labeling armed groups in Papua as terrorist has the potential to add to the long list of human rights violations in the region.

CNN Indonesia – April 19, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) investigator Wana Alamsyah says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's call to impoverish corruptors in order to recover state losses is nothing more than a gimmick – a trick to attract attention.

Kompas.com – April 14, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – PT Pertamina did not immediately respond to protests by local people about a pungent petrol like smell in the vicinity of the Balongan oil refinery in Indramayu, West Java.

CNN Indonesia – April 6, 2021

Jakarta – A survey by Saiful Mujani Research and Consulting (SMRC) has found that people are becoming increasingly afraid of speaking about politics and of arbitrary arrest by police.