Armed Forces & Defense

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March 2021

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – March 1, 2021

Jakarta – Activist Veronica Koman has addressed the different positions taken by the Indonesian government in response to calls to resolve the Papua problem and in its response to the coup d'et

February 2021

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – February 20, 2021

Jayapura – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Chairperson Ahmad Taufan Damanik says that the withdrawal of Indonesian military (TNI) and police from Papua does not make sense because the

News/West Papua
Kompas.com – February 16, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian military (TNI) Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto has revealed that Papuan separatists are using social media (medsos) as a propaganda tool.

January 2021

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – January 25, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition is concerned that the newly established national defense reserve component (komcad) will be used to control domestic security threats.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – January 4, 2021

Jakarta – Opposition by Tambrauw regency residents in West Papua province against the establishment of the Tambrauw 1810 District Military Command (Kodim) has attracted support from a number of dif

December 2020

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – December 30, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian military (TNI) service personnel who commit immoral acts with the same sex or homosexuals shall be subject to a maximum sentence of 28 months in prison and dismissal from the s

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – December 24, 2020

Jakarta – The family of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, who was shot dead in Hitadipa district, Intan Jaya regency, Papua, on September 19, are asking that the case be tried in a human rights court.

November 2020

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – November 23, 2020

Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that war crimes need to be included as gross human rights violations.

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – November 20, 2020

Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The practice of obstructing press freedom has happened again.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – November 12, 2020

Jakarta – The Army's Central Military Police commander, Lieutenant General Dodik Wijanarko, says that a joint army (TNI AD) investigation team has yet to find any hard evidence to upgrade the statu