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CNN Indonesia – September 21, 2020

Jakarta – The Tabernacle Bible Church of Indonesia (GKII) suspects that Reverend Yeremia Zanambani from the Intan Jaya regency in Papua was shot dead by members of the TNI (Indonesian military) on Saturday September 19. As a result of the shooting, the church’s congregation has fled to the forests in fear.

CNN Indonesia – September 16, 2020

Jakarta – Human rights activist Veronica Koman feels that her scholarship has been paid for by the Papuan people. This is because the scholarship funds she received from the Finance Ministry’s Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) – which they demanded she pay back – have been repaid in full by the Papuan People’s Solidarity Team.

CNN Indonesia – September 16, 2020

Jakarta – The symbolic hand over of money to the Finance Ministry’s Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) to replay scholarship funds received by human rights activist Veronica Koman by the Papuan People’s Solidarity Team was not able to go ahead because the LPDP office was closed on Wednesday September 16.

Kompas.com – September 15, 2020

Haryanti Puspa Sari, Jakarta – A member of the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III from the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) faction, Arteria Dahlan, has accused the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) of being genit (prudish, prim, flirtatious, vain) by interfering in the DPR's constitutional affairs.

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Kompas – September 7, 2020

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) have warned about potential vote buying in the upcoming

Kompas – September 3, 2020

From an oped piece titled Watch out, the sabotage of ‘political legislation’ in the era of the pandemic

Kompas – August 21, 2020

Kalimantan Islamic University (Uniska) political observer Muhammad Uhaib As’ad says that the democratic process in Indonesia post reformasi

Kompas – August 5, 2020

Writing on picture reads “Regional head”

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Kompas.com – September 7, 2020

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – Amnesty International Executive Director Usman Hamid has again called on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to keep his pledge to solve the 2004 assassination of human rights activist Munir Said Thalib.

Kompas.com – September 5, 2020

Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Politics, Security and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has responded to the polemic about political dynasties in the 2020 election of regional heads (Pilkada).

Kompas.com – September 5, 2020

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says that democracy, which has developed rapidly in the public realm, has resulted in the government feeling that it is wrong whatever it does.

Kompas.com – August 26, 2020

Sania Mashabi, Jakarta – Association of Indonesian Public Health Experts (IAKMI) board member Hermawan Saputra says that it is not the right time for the government to reopen cinemas while the corona virus pandemic or Covid-19 is still not under control.